Buying plants from an online nursery has to be one of the best things. It saves the hassles of going to the nursery and buying, also the have a wide selection of plants when compared to nurseries. Mostly, plants will be shipped to you when you place orders in bulk. The only downside is that you it may not reach you on the same day. And that too if you order some exotic plants, sometimes you may have to wait for the nursery to have its stock, you can also expect the orders to be split depending on the availability of the plants.
Some things to keep in mind are:
Varieties: Plants like Canes, Strawberries and Cane can be sent to your through mail order if you buy them online. There are a lot of nurseries online which specialize only in fruits and plants and will also be having stock and a large variety as well. The ideal time to place an order for these plants would be in summer as the nurseries can arrange its delivery during the winter or autumn season. If you go for fruits, roses, trees or shrubs, then you are basically opting for perennials plants which are hardy woody plants. They will be shipped with their roots exposed and is knows as bare root shipping. These are normally sent during the months from October to February when they are dormant.
Bulk Purchases: When you purchase in bulk, you are bound to get great deals. There are a lot of online nurseries which will give you special prices when you place bulk orders. Placing bulk orders with a wide choice of plants assures you a beautiful and a mesmerizing display in spring.
Refer Forums: Most of the websites will have forums and the forums are the best place to get more information on plants. Online nurseries will post articles in order to educate the people buying plants online.