Re: Re: Garden Watchdog
I first thought that most people would only write negatives, too. However,
when I look through and read the number of positive comments on companies,
even when there is only one comment listed, I have to disagree with your
And some people that write negatives are obviously newbies to mail order,
and don't understand the differences among liners, bare-root, and the large
plants they purchase at nurseries. Others don't understand pricing on some
rare or difficult-to-propagate plants.
But when people write over and over that calls are not returned, or orders
not shipped, or incorrect plants are sent, I pay attention. And then there's
the list of the top 20 companies...
The comments tell the tale, I think.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kitty" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, November 30, 2003 12:27 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: Garden Watchdog and TyTy Nursery's terrible
> I've heard similar about Ty-Ty, but main reason I'd not buy from them is
> However, as far as garden watchdog (GWD) goes...
> Remember that people will more readily enter negative comments than
> positive ones. When you are reasonably happy with a purchase, you go on
> your merry way and possibly buy again next year. When you have a problem,
> you're more likely to speak up. And many comments on GWD are very
> one-sided. Fortunately, they give the company a little space for
> I wanted to try purchasing from a greenhouse in Ohio and checked GWD. So
> many negative comments! However, some of their rebuttals made sense, so I
> gave it a try. I ordered Monday am online. They called me that afternoon
> to verify my shipping address (because PayPal had created some confusion)
> and I received my order Tuesday. The plants were beautiful and
> Because of GWD I called the nursery owner and complimented him directly
> went to GWD to place positive feedback. But most people with good to
> results don't bother.
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