Owen Richards "exciting gardens" nursery

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  1. suelandress

    suelandress Windy Island Acres Supporter

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    Any opinions on the quality of this nursery? their prices seem so low compared to others....I'd hat e to get what i'm paying for!! :D
     
  2. YES! Do not buy from Richard Owens Nursery. I bought some plants from them 2 years ago and the plants were so rotten they smelled like sewage and they never did make them good. They are one of a dozen or so little rinky-dink nurseries that all got together and are operated under an "umbrella" company. I was told this AFTER I got ripped off. I say ,no-no-no-no-no-no-no-no-no-no-no-no, NO!
     

  3. These are their affiliations and they're just as bad as Owens':

    Company Profile
    This company is affiliated with 10 companies:
    House of Wesley
    Burgess Seed
    Inter-State Nurseries
    Farmer Seed and Nursery
    Four Seasons Nursery
    Richard Owen Nurseries, Inc.
    Owen Nursery and Florist
    Kelly Nurseries
    Exciting Gardens (also dba Direct Gardening)
    Royal Dutch Garden
    Mailing Address:
    1700 Morrissey Dr
    Bloomington, Illinois 61704-7100 (United States)

    Phone: (309) 663-9551

    Buyers Beware!
     
  4. suelandress

    suelandress Windy Island Acres Supporter

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    Sigh. Which all explains the great prices. Thanks Unregistered. Better to know in advance.
     
  5. Lynn(Mo.)

    Lynn(Mo.) Member

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    I too bought from that nursery last year..big mistake...plants arrived in heat of summer..didnt think they would even come! Poor, poor quality.