Good places to get Cactus

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Post by cooky173 » Sun Sep 04, 2011 7:05 am

1Adam12 wrote:Did a search for this "miles2go", I don't think that is correct, as that person has zero feedback.
I could be wrong, but it sounds like you are looking at someone on ebay. What you want to go to is miles2go.com

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Post by 1Adam12 » Sun Sep 04, 2011 3:07 pm

You are correct, and I stand corrected!
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Post by apfire » Thu Sep 08, 2011 12:17 am

I have ordered cacti from a lot of places. Today I ordered a large portion of my most wanted list(the list changes every time I visit this site), well any way today's list from Miles2Go. I called and gave my credit card info and was told everything on my list was in stock. I was also told it would go in the mail Monday and that I should have it Wednesday or Thursday. If they arrive on time and look as good as the other orders that I have seen in this thread I will be a customer for life. I'll post pictures when They arrive!!! :D :D :D I am way too excited. It's not like I haven ordered hundreds of plants online over the years.
I am just looking for the defining statement to put here. Follow this link to see my other cacti.
http://s290.photobucket.com/user/apfire ... cti%202013, 2014 http://s290.photobucket.com/user/apfire ... New%20Year

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Post by tudedude » Sun Sep 18, 2011 5:43 am

ebay and aridlands are my main internet shopping sites. add gpdesert for rarer succulents and cactusstore for seeds.

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Post by apfire » Sun Sep 18, 2011 2:43 pm

I received my order from Miles2go, and it was excellent. The order was packed better than glass items I have ordered elsewhere, and the plants were large, and in excellent shape with very healthy roots.
I have purchased electronics not packed like this!
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Look at these roots!
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I'll have to do a post about what I purchased.
I am just looking for the defining statement to put here. Follow this link to see my other cacti.
http://s290.photobucket.com/user/apfire ... cti%202013, 2014 http://s290.photobucket.com/user/apfire ... New%20Year

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Post by MississippiAl » Sun Sep 18, 2011 7:54 pm

I think that's the first thing most people say when they receive their first order from Miles, "Wow....look at those roots!"

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Post by Minime8484 » Mon Sep 19, 2011 5:09 pm

I recently ordered a couple of Opuntiads from Caro Nursery (http://www.carodesert.com/).
They have a list of very rare opuntiads for very reasonable prices (http://www.carodesert.com/opuntia_paradise.html), many with photos.
I took a chance (since I'd never heard anyone mention them before, and the species involved were fairly rare) and ordered a couple of plants.

WOW! GREAT plants packed very well. Response time to inquiries was measured in MINUTES via email!
Received package 3 days after ordering.

Unfortunately, on their website they indicate they are getting out of the nursery business this fall!

So, I plan on ordering as much as possible before they are gone!

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Post by daiv » Tue Sep 20, 2011 7:16 pm

Add another point for Miles! :thumbright:

Regarding Caro Nursery - I'm on their mailing list and unfortunately, yes they are closing down. They really are promoting Opunitas in their "close out" e-mails.

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Post by RichR » Sat Nov 12, 2011 2:03 pm

Has anyone bought any cacti from Intermountain Cactus in Kaysville, Utah?

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Post by A. Dean Stock » Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:45 am

I've purchased several Opunita pads from them. Nice people and they sent pads well packed and in great shape. A lot of their Opunita taxonomy is very old but it is possible to work most of them out based on locality which they have for most of their plants.
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Post by peterb » Wed Jan 25, 2012 4:16 pm

If you haven't visited Darryl and Jen's CoronaCactus nursery website lately, you'll be amazed at the huge increase in selection there. What a list after such a short time in business!

http://www.cactusconsortium.com/corona/ ... ctus_shop/

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Post by billdee » Wed Jan 25, 2012 5:18 pm

.. you're right about that peter. I just placed my first order with them on Monday and It should be here Thur. or Fri. I've talked too Darryl by phone, and he's very friendly and knowledgeable. I will post some pics when my package arrives. Without a doubt I know I'm going to be a happy camper :)

Well..Guess what? My package is here from CoronaCactus, as I was submitting my post the mail truck was just pulling into my complex, and just for the heck of it, I asked did she have any packages for me? "Yes I have two" she said. I rush out and sure enough my CoronaCactus package, and my miles2go package is here. They both were just shipped Monday, so the postal service was on my side this time.
:)

My shipment from CoronaCactus was well packed

All 17 plants labelled and wrapped
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I unwrapped a couple of the plants from Corona, and like I figured. I'm a happy camper:)

The box in the background is from miles2go. I have another 11 in their. 8)

..here's just a couple of the cacti I received from Darryl and Jen

Echinocereus davisii

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Turbi valdezianus


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C and D!

Post by avant-gardener » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:06 am

Gotta hand it to Craig and Denise! Got a box full o' awesome!
http://www.canddplants.com/

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Post by daiv » Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:27 pm

Here here! I have plants from both and I too am very pleased with them!
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Re: Good places to get Cactus

Post by cactiguy123 » Fri Mar 02, 2012 7:07 am

Wow that's great there's some great sources here... How quickly do plant arrive from abroad? Are there any issues with bringing them into the US?

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