Without at least a couple of flowers your garden is bare and empty, But where can you find some plants, herbs or fruit to put in your soil? One company that provides flowers and other garden decoration is Dobies. But what kind of shop is this? What will the quality of their perennial plants be? How long will their bedding plants last? Will their seed potatoes grow in your garden? How useful is their garden equipment? And can you count on their delivery service and customer service to provide you with the kind of service that you are looking for in an online garden shop? These questions can best be answered by gardeners that have already bought seeds, plants or flowers at Dobies. Read their reviews to investigate how their garden turned out with supplies from this online garden centre. These comments, ratings, opinions and real experiences will show you what you can expect when dealing with Dobies.
Dobies is an online garden centre. They have been existence ever since 1880, which means they have been around for over a century. They started out in the Chester Area. Now, they supply plants and flowers to gardeners all over the UK. In their shop, you can find flowers such as shrubs flower bulbs, indoor bulbs, drought tolerant flowers, bedding plants, container plants, hanging basket plants, roses, begonias, geraniums and more. Their section of perennial plants offers plants for the front, middle and back of the border, but also cottage garden perennials. They also offer a supply of herbs such as oregano, dill, mint, thyme, chive, basil, parsley, rosemary, marjoram, sage, coriander, mustard seeds and more. If you like fruit, you might find what you are looking for in their fruits section. Their fruit collection contains strawberries, grapes, figs, blackberries, peach trees, rhubarb, kiwi trees, walnut trees, pear trees, apple trees and many more. Of course, you have to maintain your garden to make the most out of your flowers and plants. Therefore, Dobies offers garden equipment such as garden tools, composting, pond care, garden storage solutions, plant protection and pest control. And, last but not least, they offer a range of vegetable seeds for carrots, beetroot, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, courgettes, aubergines and other vegetables.
Dobies Asparagus tree.
Services of Dobies
The supplies from Dobies can be ordered via their website. Just select the seeds, equipment or other supplies that you want and have their customer service send the items to your home. Their customer service is willing to assist you whenever you could use some help.
Complaints, Compliments and Tips for Dobies
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Still waiting for order placed in May Shocking lack of customer service. I placed an order on 13th May and am still waiting for delivery. My repeated emails have got a blanket response saying that they will look into it. I can see no evidence that anyone at dobies has ever looked into my missing order. Other garden companies I had placed orders with also could not provide the products during Covid but they promptly refunded me. I have no trust in this company and I will be warning everyone I know not to place any orders with them as it seems to be a complete shambles.
I placed an order on the 24th March for various tomato plants and strawberry plants. Strawberry plants arrived 6th May. 1 tomato plant arrived sometime towards the end of May. I have emailed them several times regarding the other tomato plants - no reply. I have since received an email saying they were unable to supply the remainder of the order and would refund the original payment method within 4 days. That was the 9th June - still no refund. Have emailed again - still no reply. Whilst we are under exceptional circumstances, the lack of response given the time is no excuse and totally unacceptable.
Cosmos, little pinkie, bidens beedance, and trollious
Really nothing positive at all. Disgusted in quality and condition, the cosmos arrived tipped out of pots and bits broken but were at least living. My trollious and bidens beedance was ordered 4th April arrived one on 8th June the bidens 3 plants one totally dead and other 2 limp and yellow. Trying to bring them back, sent several emails complaining no response, including one to cancel the last 2 orders, again no response. Final plant arrived today 15th June. Weak and spindly trollious paid 8.00 for this. 😠😠 Just opened a dispute through PayPal.. Avoid this company..
I ordered on 14th April plants arrived 1st June, emailed several times asking about delivery did not get reply. Not able to phone as numbers not in use. Plants arrived today, very poor packaging, no fragile marker. Only 8 plants in package, all very yellow and limp, majority of leaves and stems are broken. Salvaged 5 plants but not sure they will survive the night. Very disappointed in service and delivery. Have emailed to complain but due to abismal customer service I do not expect a response. Will not be using them again.
I ordered and paid for my bedding plants on 19.4.20 and was informed they would be despatched on 18.5.20. No plants have been despatched and I have heard nothing from Dobies. Their customer services phone line is unavailable and they do not respond to emails. Happy to take your money but not deliver the goods or keep you informed. Never again!
I would never ever use Dobies again, they are the worst company you could ever deal with, no customer care, cannot get a reply from them, the plants are packed badly and normally dead on arrival that is if you are lucky enough to get them, lets just see what happens when i try and get my money back as i have only received two items from my order which where dead, i expect i will have to go to trading standards to get a money refund. WARNING DO NOT USE DOBIES.
Absolutely nothing positive to say about Dobies. After 2 weeks no trees or communication from them; disgraceful company. Didn’t realise they had so many poor reviews. Now opened a case with PayPal so let’s see. Shocking, stay away.
Ordered start of April for delivery end of month/ start of next, and money taken. No sign of plants and no response to emails. From the reviews that I have read elsewhere, it seems as though they have been accepting orders for goods that they cannot provide. I know that things are difficult at the moment, but no other online business has been as poor as them. My advice, do not use.
So disappointed with the plants delivered today. The packaging had not protected the plants and the majority are broken on the stems and flattened by the tray above. You should make sure they arrive fresh and protected if you advertise online delivery. Would not use this company again
Salvia Firecracker and Impatiens New Guinea Florific
Salvia plants arrived dead and the Impatiens, a separate delivery, arrived after been shaken out of their cells in transit which caused too much damage for them to survive. Emails to Dobies unanswered. What a way to treat a customer, especially one who has used them for nearly 40 years. Never again!