Bartels Plants Inc. Products stand out in a crowd.
Here are a few of the many things set us apart from other growers.
We focus on Independent Garden centers. We do not send the same plants to a independent Garden Center that we would send to a big box store, because we do not sell to the big box stores.
Full sized containers; With so many using cheater trays and pots We still use the traditional sized containers. A good example is our Hanging Baskets where our 10 inch basket measures 10 inches, additionally we use wire hangers on our hanging baskets, not plastic.
We Deliver using our own trucks with our own drivers which gives us flexibility in delivery. We can deliver when, where, and what you need to fit your schedule, not ours. Look here.
We use Soil - that may not seem to set us apart, but most growers use a soil free media. In fact most growers can not truly call the stuff in their pots soil. Using soil means our plants do not dry out as fast and the plants can access micro and macro nutrients that produce great plants with large blooms. Take a look at a picture of a typical New Guinea impatiens grown in our soil, look at the bloom size.
We grow with little to no growth regulator. When our plants are planted out you can be confident that they will grow all season long. Far to many growers use so much growth regulator that the plant never does grow out of the effect.
With 40+ years of experience we have contacts in many horticultural fields therefore if you need something we do not grow we can find it. We have found everything from odd annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees.
We put slow release fertilizer in our soil mix. That means plants look better longer for the end consumer.