Seed/Bulbs Purchase from USA/UK through Dr aykhan/Hamad

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Seed/Bulbs Purchase from USA/UK through Dr aykhan/Hamad

Post by aykhan » May 3rd, 2013, 11:00 am

Yes indeed Farhan. I have already made the offer. I usually work different places so live in hotels. Sometime I don't know my address till I check in and then if I'm working a week or two the nurseries have a short time to ship.

I can only bring bulbs, tubers and seeds since they take less space. If people can tell me what they want by mid-June it might be possible for me to give the online nurseries a heads up so they can confirm quick shipping.i have had good experience with the following but there are many online nurseries:

http://www.easytogrowbulbs.com/
http://www.edenbrothers.com/store/
http://www.edensblooms.com/

If someone can coordinate between forum members and then I can be told what order from what site then it'll be easier for me. Also a lot of my plants are or will become available for trade so if any forum member has something to offer then I am always open for an exchange since its not easy bringing plants from overseas. Bulbs are not an issue, especially smaller ones.

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Re: Seed & Bulbs Purchase from USA through Dr aykhan

Post by Farhan Ahmed » May 3rd, 2013, 11:58 am

After principle approval from Aykhan we are starting this thread for members who are interested in purchasing their choice SEEDS/BULBS and TUBERS (ONLY)....no live plants as said by Dr Sb.

Few instructions:-

1. Interested members can post their wish list by mentioning in detail plant tubers/seeds here in this thread avoid PMs for us to assess the extent of load that Dr Khan will have to face with.

2. Mention the website/nursery etc you want to purchase from. Read the shipping info of that site, modalities etc as its your own responsibility and in case of any mishap no liability will be on Khan Sb for his generous offer.

3. Remember it is your responsibility to sort out the delivery of the good to Dr Sb as well as the payments of the bills. In some cases, i am hopeful Khan Sb can assist in collecting, delivery of goods but prefer not to over burden him.

4. Whenever Dr Sb dishes out his plan for his next visit somewhere in June (as he said), the details will help us/ members from where they can order etc. Remember interested members will have to suit the plan of Dr Sb and not he :-)

5. Remain in close coordination with Khan Sb on this specific thread for modalities.

6. Its just my suggestion that all the communication goes on this thread as it will help us in group purchases/may be discounts etc and to see how big an order/orders we are looking forward to. WE WOULD NOT LIKE KHAN Sb to be troubled by US in any way.

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Re: Seed & Bulbs Purchase from USA through Dr aykhan

Post by Farhan Ahmed » May 3rd, 2013, 12:01 pm

Lastly it might not be possible for Khan SB to accommodate everyone or anyone due any specific shortcomings. So don't be disheartened. I am sure Khan Sb will do his best

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Re: Seed & Bulbs Purchase from USA through Dr aykhan

Post by Farhan Ahmed » May 3rd, 2013, 12:09 pm

@Kaleem Sb Your post is moved here.......for any future discussion
Khan sb
I am also interested in Hostas and your following mentioned website offers low price Hostas
http://www.edenbrothers.com/store/hosta ... nials.html
I think its not easy to carry plants from USA to Pakistan even with bare roots because of HOT weather conditions.

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Re: Seed & Bulbs Purchase from USA through Dr aykhan

Post by khabbab » May 3rd, 2013, 2:51 pm

Can some one (or Dr Aykhan) can suggest any good daylily nursery to buy from. Where fans are available at 5-10 Dollars?
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Re: Seed & Bulbs Purchase from USA through Dr aykhan

Post by Hamad » May 3rd, 2013, 5:55 pm

khabbab wrote:Can some one (or Dr Aykhan) can suggest any good daylily nursery to buy from. Where fans are available at 5-10 Dollars?
it’s such a generous offer thank you khan sb and farhan, it’s a good practise as khabbab is also purchasing some plants from UK, if we can make it sticky so that it remain on the top for the future because I believe most of the members would like to join in group purchases and when I will be visiting I will also bring some with me

I’m also interested in daylilies and few rare rain lilies

so far

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Re: Seed & Bulbs Purchase from USA through Dr aykhan

Post by Farhan Ahmed » May 3rd, 2013, 6:17 pm

Hamad bhai........are you suggesting that you can arrange for UK deals ;-). I think that would be wonderful. Request confirmation.

@Khabbab.....Just browsed through the website mentioned by Khan Sb and they have day lilies around 5$ per piece.

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Re: Seed & Bulbs Purchase from USA through Dr aykhan

Post by Hamad » May 3rd, 2013, 7:23 pm

farhan137 wrote:Hamad bhai........are you suggesting that you can arrange for UK deals ;-). I think that would be wonderful. Request confirmation.

@Khabbab.....Just browsed through the website mentioned by Khan Sb and they have day lilies around 5$ per piece.
yes I can manage, a friend of mine is visiting Pakistan Rawalpindi in first week June if we can arrange something before tha, my trusted sites are as follows

http://www.thompson-morgan.com/
http://www.vanmeuwen.com/

they are a bit expensive

but following two are reasonable

http://www.angliabulbs.com/
http://www.peternyssen.com/

few others but I have never tried them

http://www.suttons.co.uk/
http://www.avonbulbs.co.uk/
http://www.jparkers.co.uk/

and many more but its better to go with the trust worthy ones and as its not me this time my friend so we have to keep the purchase at a smaller scale because he has to accommodate our purchase in his luggage and the stuff will be delivered to Rawalpindi and if someone can take the responsibility to collect the bulbs from him and distribute them among the members, and the same applies to group purchase as you mentioned above.
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Re: Seed/Bulbs Purchase from USA/UK through Dr aykhan/Hamad

Post by Farhan Ahmed » May 3rd, 2013, 8:24 pm

Okay Members Hamad Sb has kindly consented to sponsor UK based orders. Time line is June First week. Same instructions as above for availing this opportunity from Hamad Sb....Thankyou Hamad Bhai

We will respect that package size should be of minimum size.........

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