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Re: Mail Order Nurseries

Hello Donna,
    I am in a position to offer at touch of advice here, since I own a
nursery. Communication, communication. Talk to the owners. I keep a list
here of plants that people ask about that I do not have, or have not heard
of. Often I am asked about things that I do not carry for a reason, and will
not carry the plants in the future. Such as.. I do not sell shrubs and
trees, so a suggestion to get some redbuds in will not work here. However,
suggest a shade loving plant I am not aware of and I sure will listen and
take notes. I am educated by my customers every day they show up here, write
or call me.
    No one nursery can know everything...... just too many wonderful plants
out there.
    Gene E. Bush
Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana

----- Original Message -----
> Have to agree Kitty, although up till now I have avoided mail order.
> Most places all sell the same plants around here. There were a few that
> had specialty plants, but this year they closed up. I am really gonna be
> stuck come next spring :(
> Even tho Chicago is not far from me... I have driven to many nurseries
> and garden centers to see what was available. Sorry to report, same
> things that are here locally. Must be supply and demand, as you look
> around the neighborhood, everyone is happy with the common
> stuff....(both in annuals and perennials)
> What's a gardener to do....
> Donna

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