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Re: [APD] Plants from US to Canada update
If the plants do grow well, maybe you LFS will be able
to carry a small stock of your "extra" as the tank
fills out. Could be nice for you.
--- Pete <peteal at sympatico_ca> wrote:
> Hello, posted a little while ago about getting mail
> order plants from the US
> to Canada and the problems I had with delays and
> insurance (or the lack of).
> Well things turned out better than I thought. The
> plants did take 5
> workdays to come, so with Jan 1st being a holiday
> that meant 7 days travel
> (Mon shipping, Mon received) due to the weekend.
> Due to the excellent
> packing and warm weather (why I ordered for that
> week) 90% of the plants
> survived, pale but alive ;). After talking with the
> company they explained
> why plants can't be insured for cross boarder orders
> and said that they will
> be changing their website to make that more clear (I
> was freaking out for a
> while when I thought the whole shipment was lost).
> They did offer to ship
> replacement plants at their cost (plant cost and
> shipping cost) which was
> The replacement shipment also took 5 days. So
> ordering from the US seems a
> viable option but I would make sure that the order
> is shipped on a Monday
> only, and that it's a week of warmish weather coming
> up. The plants do tend
> to get cold from that last trip from the truck to
> your door when any
> included heatpack has run out but handle the
> extended darkness, little
> water, pretty well.
> So I got my big batch of new plants I've never tried
> before as the local
> shops never had them ;) Finally got some Riccia
> growing on driftwood (man
> does that stuff pearl)!
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