Fraser's Thimble Farms

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Nick C.
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Joined: 2013-05-30
Fraser's Thimble Farms

Curious to know if anyone has ordered from Fraser's Thimble Farms and had any comments on quality? They have a nice selection of bulbs and Orchids.

http://www.thimblefarms.com/index.html

 

Lori S.
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Joined: 2009-10-27

Yes, I have a couple of times, but not bulbs and orchids, and not recently, so it's probably not too relevant.

I hope someone else can relate his/her experience.

Lori Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Zone 3 -30 C to +30 C (rarely!); elevation ~1130m; annual precipitation ~40 cm

tropicalgirl251...
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Joined: 2009-10-08

yes I order from them routinely. The quality of the plants are  generally good. But  few times got plants that are  too small.

Krish

Krish

Saskatoon,SK,Canada Zone 3a one of the sunniest cities in Canada. Temperature range +30C to -38C. average annual precipitation 347.2mm.

RPavlis
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Joined: 2014-03-31

We have ordered from them a few times. Quality is a mixed bag. Some plants are a good size and worth the money. some come in as very tiny things that very often don't make it. I found their fern collection offer very good. Can't remember the details- pick 12 ferns, they send 10 for $50--I think? Larger ferns have been a good size.

Ontario, Canada,  zone 5

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Diane Whitehead
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Joined: 2009-12-11

I have never bought through the mail, but take the ferry over to Saltspring several times a year.  I like to choose plants in flower.

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