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Re: Nursery Requests


Glen Williams wrote:
> 
>    I have some suggestions for those nursery-people  selling the rest of us
> hostas. These suggestions go beyond wanting fabulous  disease free plants
> packed superbly for very little money.I just checked my list and I have
> purchased hostas from 26 different nurseries this year.15 of these
> nurseries sent no packing slips. As a consummer I see packing slips as
> essential.Send each plant  with a plastic name tag giving the name , the
> nursery name, and if the stock is purchased from a wholesale grower, add
> that name too. The ink should be indelible, not fade, and not be on wood!
> Many of us use these labels as a back up system for our own labels. I know
> of some nurseries that use a specific colored labels. This helps
> too.Customer treatment is important too. Its pretty easy to tell if the
> people selling plants to you care about their "product".
>    As for me I like reading statements by the owner of the nursery who is
> selling me mail order plants.  It is the only way I am going to get to know
> most of you. That and communication about my order. Have had telephone
> calls from vendors about an order. This is nice. I also want to feel free
> to call the nnursery and talk to someone about my plants if I have a
> question.
>   I guess that will about do it for now. I want you people  to stand behind
> what you sell, but not so far back that I can't see you.
>   I will take this opportunity to say that there are a lot of vendors out
> there who meet many of my suggestions and then some. In fact all of these
> suggestions come from different things which vendors have done on orders I
> have received.
>    Glen Williams
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Oooo! I couldn't have said it better, Glen!

Denise
Michigan
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