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The internet has transformed gardeners' shopping habits. Buying plants by mail order from the comfort of your own home couldn't be easier – you can order from reputable nurseries and specialist growers to supply your favourite plants.
Plant catalogues remain ever popular, however, and offer photographs of bountiful crops and beautiful flowers.
Suitable for Most plantsTiming Autumn and spring are the main seasonsDifficulty Easy
This advice on buying through mail order is for trees, shrubs, perennials, alpines, annuals, herbs, bulbs, fruit and vegetables.
If you've never bought plants by mail order, here's what to expect;
Selecting and buying plants by mail order is not always straightforward. The following are points worth considering:
A few points to remember to avoid problems;
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