[NAFEX] Favorite Nurseries

Richard Ashton bwoodtx at verizon.net
Tue Mar 8 21:09:09 EST 2005

I just talked to Burnt Ridge today and put in an order, they are short 
handed this year and are trying to hire additional people, they have lost 
some people or the they are getting more orders than usual. I will take a 
little wait for prices that are about 60% of most, and I always ask about 
the sizes when I call, that way no suprises.
I have also ordered from Bay Laurel  they had to cancel my order because 
they did not have the plant I ordered or did not get it in. I was supposed 
to be put on a list to get the next plant and have not heard from them 
(about a year now).
So the thing here is that all the nurseries have problems sometimes, just so 
it does not happen too often then I will quit buying from them.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lisa Almarode" <lisaalmarode at yahoo.com>
To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 08, 2005 5:35 PM
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Favorite Nurseries

> Little late on this thread, sorry.
> Burnt Ridge has been my favorite for the last three
> years, but I'm a little unhappy this year; my order
> still isn't here, and they didn't respond to my phone
> calls until I got quite testy.  Some of their plants
> are considerably smaller than the Raintree ones.
> Raintree (WA) and One Green World (OR) are wonderful.
> Raintree in particular has wonderful customer service.
> Trees of Antiquity also was very helpful, they were
> great on the phone discussing what they had in stock
> that might work for me.  I've only ordered from them
> once, it was an expensive but amazing tree.
> This year I ordered 5 or 6 items from Sandy Bar (CA)
> and 4 from Bay Laurel (end of season sale :-) (CA),
> and am very happy with what I got.
> And my native plum and boysenberry from Gurney's are
> even doing well...
> Lisa in Ashland Oregon
> USDA Z7 - Sunset Z7 - 1800' - 19" annual rainfall
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