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bought 10 litre plant but received 7 lt. sellers says its a 10 lt in a 7lt ??

Posted: 24/10/2013 at 05:27

The carrier probably charges by weight - a smaller pot will cost them less to send to you - however that does not mean they should do it.  

If the tree is of a size to be in a 10litre pot then it can't have been put into a smaller pot without the roots having been trimmed. I would expect a citrus tree in a 10litre pot to be fairly substantial - if you don't think you've got the tree you paid for tell them you want either

  1. a refund of a proportion of your payment (30% would seem reasonable to me - think the pot you got is that much smaller than the pot they told you they were sending).  Or
  2. a total refund of your payment plus shipping costs and labels and courier details so you can return the tree to them.

Tell them that failure to comply with your request will leave you with no alternative but to pass the matter to your local Trading Standards Officer.  

Send them this information by email, but also send them a paper copy by Recorded Delivery with a copy sent to Tradng Standards. 



Posted: 24/10/2013 at 05:15

Good very early morning all   It seems that late meetings plus too much work and too little time left means my brain won't go back to sleep once it's woken   I'll have to noodle with you lot, if I type loudly perhaps you'll wake up .... ? 


Posted: 23/10/2013 at 22:21

Matty  you probably need more cake 

I'm falling asleep now folks, so see you tomorrow - sweet dreams all 

Garden gate

Posted: 23/10/2013 at 22:12

We bought a very good gate and necessary posts, hinges, latches etc from here and our builder was very impressed with the quality - we were impressed with the reasonable price. They also sell finials etc (in the fence post section).  Delivery arrangements were very good. 


Posted: 23/10/2013 at 22:04

Hello folks  home from doing late stuff - fed and watered now and feet up 

You've been eating cake without me!!!  

Matty - you could never be invisible  but sometimes the threads are a bit slow on a weekday and a query doesn't get spotted straight away.  If we miss your query ask again, someone somewhere will know .... eventually 


Posted: 23/10/2013 at 07:03

Good morning all   If the storm made it here I didn't hear it   We have had some more rain tho'.

A trip up to the North Norfolk coast scheduled today, and then an evening meeting, so goodness only knows what time I'll be back tonight - save some cake for me - or I might be in the market for a Cornish pastie if someone  has access to the authentic version?  Actually, make that two please, and then that's supper sorted 

Raised bed and breeding my own slugs!!

Posted: 22/10/2013 at 21:52

Can you not make a way that they can get in and out?  We've cut a small hole in the bottom of the fence in a corner behind a rose bush - hedgehogs found it almost immediately and come in and out of our garden every evening, meeting up with one that lives here. 

But maybe not - dog may love spikey friend but Spike may not love over friendly dog - ex MIL's rather horrid dog used to ........... do unspeakeable things to hedgehogs 

Maybe nematodes are a better bet 


Posted: 22/10/2013 at 21:45

Oh dear, yawning as I watch prog on Australian indigenous art - love the work but hard to stay awake.  Think I'd better go up the wooden hill .... see you in the morning folks, sweet dreams.


Posted: 22/10/2013 at 21:30

Think the thunderstorms are heading our way later tonight 

Raised bed and breeding my own slugs!!

Posted: 22/10/2013 at 21:16

Is this who you saw Verdun?

 Sorry Red Dahlia 

By the way, yes they will use ramps - ours use them to get up onto the Shady Bank which is two sleepers on their edges tall. 

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