ordering bulbs

jacqui_ontario(z5 Ont)January 28, 2009

Hi,

My DIL moved from Ontario Canada to Maui 4 years ago and is learning to garden there and loving it.

I'd like to give her a birthday gift certificate for mail order bulbs. What nurseries to ship to Hawaii?

I'm thinking of Summer Bulbs that are not hardy here in Canada - like gladiolus, dahlias, begonias, calla lilies, etc.

Thanks for your help

Jacqui

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mauirose(11)

What a thoughtful gesture Jacqui!

Even when you can find a nursery that ships to Hawaii the delivery charges can be prohibitive. A gift certificate to a local nursery might be a better way to go. I suggest Kula Ace (now TrueValue i think). A bit of a drive from some parts of the island and caters to the upcountry crowd but outside of the big-box stores offers the best selection of the various flowering bulbs.

    Bookmark   January 29, 2009 at 2:34AM
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jacqui_ontario(z5 Ont)

Thanks Mauirose,
Son and DIL live slightly above Haiku, so Kula Ace is nearby. I'll be visiting them soon and can buy a gift certificate and enjoy a tour of the nursery in person.
Thanks for your help
Jacqui

    Bookmark   January 30, 2009 at 10:02AM
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