Postage Costs and Shipping Days **


PLANT ORDERS

Current Shipping Days

- High Season Season - Low Season (1 April to 31 July)

- Dispatch Days - Orders are dispatched four times a week.


DELIVERY PRICES

Plant Orders
- Standard Shipping - £5.00
- 30ltr Plants (These require a pallet delivery, please call for quote with postcode)
**Please read Courier/Pallet Delivery below for delivery information.

Soil and Gravel
- There will be extra charges for multiple bags of soil or gravel.  If it is not calculated at checkout, please call us for a quote.


HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS DELIVERY
Plant Orders
- Light Orders under 1.8kgs - £5.00
- Standard Orders - £25.00
- 30ltr Plants and Pallet Orders ( please call for quote with postcode)
**Please read Courier/Pallet Delivery below for delivery information
 
Soil and Gravel
- There will be an extra charge for multiple bags of soil or gravel.  If it is not calculated at checkout, please call us for a quote.

NI and ROI
Unfortunately due to Brexit and new EU regulations and protocols on plants, we are not able to ship to Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland.

 

CONTAINER PONDS
- From £30 upwards (calculated at checkout based on postcode)

- Scottish H&I and UK Islands - Additional changes will apply when purchasing container ponds, please call for a quote before purchasing.  


COURIER INFORMATION - PLANT ORDERS

Royal Mail - Orders Under 1.8kg are sent Royal Mail First Class (untracked).  They are sent on the day you receive your dispatch email and we expect them to arrive within 24-48 hours.

APC - Orders over 1.8kgs are sent by APC.  
Please make sure you supply your email and mobile number at checkout to receive these updates.

Parcelforce - Scottish Highlands and UK Islands - orders will be sent by Parcelforce 48 hour service.
Please make sure you supply your email and mobile number at checkout to receive these updates.

Further information on tracking your order can be found on our Delivery Information page.

** Pallet Deliveries (30ltr plants and large orders)
- 30ltr plants and large orders will be delivered via a pallet network.
- Your order will be delivered on a pallet
- These deliveries can arrive on large HGVs
- Advise us in the note section if you will require a small delivery vehicle due to access restrictions.

Delivery Timescales

September to February
Orders are dispatched once a week on a Tuesday. 

Orders received by 6am on Monday will be dispatched that same week expect those which include Pre-Order plants.  Then the entire order will be held until all items are ready for dispatch.  Please check individual products for estimated dispatch dates.

March
Orders are dispatched twice weekly on a Tuesday and Thursday.

April to July
We aim to dispatch your order as quickly as possible. During the high season, we dispatch on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, unless there is a bank holiday on a Monday or Friday. 

August
Orders are dispatched twice weekly on a Tuesday and Thursday, unless there is a Bank Holiday on the Monday.
Orders received by 6am on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday will be dispatched and delivered by Friday that same week, if the plants are available for dispatch.  

Orders received on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday will be sent the following week if the plants are available for dispatch.  

Due to the variable nature of plants we individually select the best plants at the time of shipping to ensure you get the best of the bunch.

If you will not be there to accept the delivery, please leave a note asking for the delivery to be left in a cool, shaded place to ensure the plants don't dry out.

Below are some pictures showing you how our plants are packed.  In the unlikely event that your plants arrive damaged, please ensure you take some photographs of the packaging and plants and email them to us, we will arrange a redelivery ASAP.

Packaging (Plants for Ponds Limited)