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Old 01-07-2009, 08:04 AM   #90 (permalink)
ringram
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Default Re: Shipping plants methods?

I haven't been using heat packs for a while now and had good results. I use the free USPS Priority boxes off their website (order 20-25 at a time), so they're new and haven't lost any strength.
I use those newspaper-like mailers that we get all the time as "junk mail", crinkled up and used as cushion and insulation. The plants get wrapped in damp (not wet!) paper towel and put in a ziploc bag. This method has worked very well for me, regardless of season.
I suppose if they're subjected to freezing or 100+ degree temperatures for a long period of time, nothing will keep them from dying. It happens, but quite infrequently.

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