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About Us:

Plantsinthemail.com is the online segment for Patron Gardens Nursery. Patron Gardens is a family owned, fully licensed and insured nursery located on our 230 acre farm in Southern Indiana. All of our nursery stock is grown on this farm that has been in our family for over 200 years. Our trees and plants are watered either by natural rainfall or irrigation from one of our many lakes. Established in 1998, our nursery offers over 150 varieties of nursery items. Patron Gardens is large enough to have a wide variety of nursery items yet small enough that the owner personally inspects every order that is packaged. Our mission is to provide healthy, premium quality trees and plants at a fair price.

Our Guarantee:

We strive to bring you healthy plants and trees. We ship US Priority Mail which usually means you get the order within 2-3 days after shipping. We guarantee that our plants and trees will arrive alive and healthy. If you find they are unacceptable for any reason, please contact us immediately and we will do our best to insure your satisfaction.

Shipping:

Shipping cost is $10.50 for the first item and $2.50 for each additional item there after. We ship by U.S. Priority mail and attach a Confirmation of Delivery. Priority Mail delivery to most areas takes 2 to 3 days. We may use UPS on large orders. Most items are shipped within 3 days of receipt of payment. Extreme weather conditions in early spring could result in slight delays in shipping.

We are not responsible for damage by the USPS. Insurance is available by request, email us for fees. In our 8 years of shipping trees and plants, we have had only 6 items received with damage.

We ship nursery items beginning March 15 to June 1. Due to excessive heat we cannot ship in the summer months. Fall shipping begins on October 1 and continues until November 15.

Location:

Patron Gardens
805 Walnut Valley Rd NW
Corydon, IN 47112

 

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Fun Plant Facts

An African bugleweed synthesises in its tissues a substance similar to the hormone that controls the development of caterpillars. If a caterpillar is persuaded, experimentally, to ingest that substance, then when it turns into a butterfly it will develop two heads and die. -David Attenborough, The Private Life of Plants, p70

84% of a raw apple and 96% of a raw cucumber is water.

A notch in a tree will remain the same distance from the ground as the tree grows.

A pineapple is a berry.

Arrowroot, an antidote for poisoned arrows, is used as a thickener in cooking (so if you ever get shot with a poison arrow, do not go to a doctor, look in your kitchen cabinet.

Avocados have the highest calories of any fruit at 167 calories per hundred grams.

Both George Washington and Thomas Jefferson grew cannabis sativa (marijuana) on their plantations.

In the Netherlands, in 1634, a collector paid 1,000 pounds of cheese, four oxen, eight pigs, 12 sheep, a bed, and a suit of clothes for a single bulb of the Viceroy tulip.

No species of wild plant produces a flower or blossom that is absolutely black, and so far, none has been developed artificially.
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.

Peanuts are beans.

Quinine, one of the most important drugs known to man, is obtained from the dried bark of an evergreen tree native to South America.

The California redwood - coast redwood and giant sequoia - are the tallest and largest living organism in the world.

The largest single flower is the Rafflesia or "corpse flower". They are generally 3 feet in diameter with the record being 42 inches.

The oldest living thing in existence is not a giant redwood, but a bristlecone pine in the White Mountains of California, dated to be aged 4,600 years old.

The rose family of plants, in addition to flowers, gives us apples, pears, plums, cherries, almonds, peaches and apricots.

Asparagus is a member of the lily family, which also includes onions, leeks, and garlic.

The bright orange color of carrots tell you they are an excellent source of Vitamin A which is important for good eyesight, especially at night. Vitamin A helps your body fight infection, and keeps your skin and hair healthy.

Onions contain a mild antibiotic that fights infections, soothes burns, tames bee stings and relieves the itch of athletes foot.

One bushel of corn will sweeten more than 400 cans of pop.

These facts are gathered from the internet and may or may not be true.
 
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