The April Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!: Perfect Plants is amazing!!

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The April Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!

By dave
April 6, 2018

Our 2nd raffle of the year has begun, and it's a big one! New companies, new prizes, and lots of them! Get out your bag of acorns and dive in.

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Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Forum moderator
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Dutchlady1
May 3, 2018 9:23 AM CST
When I was given the opportunity to make my choice after placing in the latest raffle, I decided to opt for the three rose plants from Perfect Plants. But roses are marginal here in Southwest Florida, and I had looked at their website and found some other plants that were tempting, so I thought I'd see if they were open to a switch. That was pretty cheeky of me!! (and I would not necessarily recommend this course of action...).
I would have fully understood if they had declined but in fact they were very agreeable to the idea, so I chose to receive Agapanthus instead. They kept me informed on the shipping time and date, and today a box arrived at my door. A BIG box!
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When I opened it, I saw one of the plants was already trying to climb out Hilarious!


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I opened it fully, and found three beautiful plants, as fresh as if they had been packed up five minutes before, with stakes holding them firmly in place and with plastic bags tied around the pots to keep the soil from drying out/spilling out.



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That was not all! A leaflet explaining what to do next, as well as three baggies of fertilizer were included.


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I will plant these later today in their assigned location.
I'm delighted with the beautiful plants, as well as the great customer service I received from Perfect Plants!


Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
May 3, 2018 9:27 AM CST
Awesome results Hetty.
They truly are an amazing online nursery.
North Central Massachusetts (N (Zone 5b)
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joannakat
May 3, 2018 11:33 AM CST
They are! I won in one of the past NARRS and chose the three roses. They were out of stock on the one I wanted so I asked if they would consider sending it next season (which is now) and they said yes! I should be receiving them sometime this month. Can't wait!
AKA Joey.
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
May 3, 2018 12:45 PM CST
Congratulations Hetty! Hurray! Perfect Plants is one of the BEST online nurseries I've ever had the pleasure of doing business with. They pack and ship with such great care and their customer service is A+++! I won plants in a raffle a couple of years ago and I've also purchased from their company since.

I hope you will consider leaving your lovely review/recommendation (and photos) for them here at our green pages: Perfect Plants
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Name: Robin
Melbourne, Australia (Zone 10b)
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Totally_Amazing
May 3, 2018 5:14 PM CST
That's impressive service! Thumbs up Thumbs up I can't recall ever receiving a packet of fertilizer with a plant purchase.
Name: Rob Duval
Mason, New Hampshire (Zone 5b)
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robertduval14
May 3, 2018 5:28 PM CST

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Could not agree more. Perfect Plants is a cut above most others.
Name: Karen
New Mexico (Zone 7b)
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plantmanager
May 3, 2018 6:08 PM CST
Hetty, I'm glad you told us about PP. I gave them an order today.
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Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
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blue23rose
May 4, 2018 5:21 AM CST
Always nice to hear about a great vendor! Enjoy your prize!
Vickie
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Name: Leslie
Chapin, SC (Zone 8a)
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Lalambchop1
May 4, 2018 4:30 PM CST
They really are great. Fabulous plants and excellent customer service.
Leslie

As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord. Joshua 24:15
Name: Frank Richards
Clinton, Michigan (Zone 5b)

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frankrichards16
May 4, 2018 4:34 PM CST
I too won the 3 roses from Perfect Plants. With all these rave reviews, I cannot wait to see my prizes.

I will report back when I receive them:)

Name: Janine
NE Connecticut (Zone 6a)
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janinilulu
May 4, 2018 4:49 PM CST
Agree 100%!! You've taken the words right out of my mouth. I received my 3 'Sunny Knockout' Roses today. They are quality plants that were perfectly packed and arrived in excellent condition. I chose them not only because yellow is my favorite color, but they were touted as being the only scented Knockout. There are flowers on them now and we could smell them even before the box was completely opened; just incredible! I love them.
PS I'd also like to mention how very nice it was to 'speak' with my Perfect Plants contact, Jaime. Excellent experience.
Name: Perfect Plants Team
North Florida (Zone 8b)
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PerfectPlants
May 7, 2018 7:08 AM CST
Hetty, the entire Perfect Plants Team would like to Thank You for such a wonderful review of our company!! You outlined our shipping process very well — with awesome photos, nonetheless. Thank you for such honest feedback, we are thrilled you are happy with your prize!

**SPECIAL OFFER ALERT**
As a way to say THANK YOU to all of our loyal customers from this thread we are offering a site-specific coupon code that can be redeemed at www.myperfectplants.com! Use Coupon Code GARDEN at Checkout.

Our fertilizer packets are a recent freebie that we have added to our shipping process. Some plant orders automatically come with a pre-measured fertilizer packet, but for those that do not, fertilizer packets can be requested at any time! :)

Thanks again for your honest feedback and trust in Perfect Plants! We are ecstatic to hear our efforts are making a positive impact on your homes and gardens!
Visit us at My Perfect Plants!
"Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help.
Gardening is an instrument of grace." May Sarton

Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Forum moderator
Region: Florida Cat Lover Garden Sages Cactus and Succulents Tropicals Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle
Dutchlady1
May 8, 2018 8:37 AM CST
All I can say is - credit where credit is due!!! Thumbs up Thumbs up Thumbs up

Name: Frank Richards
Clinton, Michigan (Zone 5b)

Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier
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frankrichards16
Jun 7, 2018 6:23 PM CST
OK, I am somewhat slow...

Very pleased with the roses that I received from Perfect Plants.

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Name: Leslie
Chapin, SC (Zone 8a)
Keeps Sheep Daylilies Hybridizer Garden Photography Cat Lover Hummingbirder
Birds Region: South Carolina Plant and/or Seed Trader Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Garden Ideas: Level 2 Avid Green Pages Reviewer
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Lalambchop1
Jun 8, 2018 1:39 PM CST
They ARE great!
Congratulations.
Leslie

As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord. Joshua 24:15
Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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wildflowers
Jun 8, 2018 2:42 PM CST
Very nice prize indeed! Thumbs up
May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day --Native American Proverb

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