[Market-farming] Seed catalogues that don't work
lh at pressroom.com
Fri Dec 24 11:58:33 EST 2004
One of our local seed/greenhouse supply companies sent out their
catalog for 2005 without prices. I like to buy locally but... I don't
have time to call for each price before deciding who I order from.
At 11:56 AM -0500 12/24/04, Pat Meadows wrote:
>On Fri, 24 Dec 2004 09:41:44 -0500, you wrote:
>>>I recently received this on another list. Hope it's helpful.
>>I could not be more unimpressed with Revolution Seeds. (This is my Bah!
>>Humbug! post for Christmas! ;-D) The naivete of the proprietor, the
>>*UNBELIEVABLY* high prices for the garlic offered, the promises of amazing
>>squash seed that somehow never make it into his catalog just make the
>>entire catalog a wonder not to behold.
>This didn't set too well with me:
> WHEN TO EXPECT YOUR ORDER
> My wife and I are very busy people. Emily works
>full-time and I am in graduate school full-time (and then
>some). Therefore there may not be a swift turnaround time on
>your order. It may take us several weeks to pack and ship
>the seed (and/or books) you select. If this occurs, please
>be patient with us-we will get your seed to you in time for
>planting for your climate.
>OK, if you're too busy to give my order prompt attention,
>then I don't order from you.
>It's a matter of priorities, I suppose. If your customers
>are not your priority, then ... I don't think you will be in
>business very long. Especially if you are silly enough to
>actually TELL them that they rate low on the priority scale.
>NOW OPEN! ContainerSeeds.com - vegetable, herb,
>and edible flower seeds especially selected for successful
>container growing - http://www.containerseeds.com .
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