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    Quote Originally Posted by callmemonkey View Post
    I received a bunch of plants via USPS priority mail, was there to receive it, and they were all frozen solid. Lost every single plant.
    Those were nice plants too!

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    Well i recived mine by ups and mine is perfect. I guess it just depends on where it goes and for how long it is shipping for.

    ---------- Post added at 10:14 PM ---------- Previous post was at 10:09 PM ----------

    Also i recived my Venus flytrap in two days the earliest i have ever recived a plant.

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    Quote Originally Posted by callmemonkey View Post
    I received a bunch of plants via USPS priority mail, was there to receive it, and they were all frozen solid. Lost every single plant.
    Yeah, I imagine that it does happen from time to time. But Steve and I have shipped probably over 100 orders during the winter months via USPS Priority Mail and we've not yet had one customer report that the plants were frozen upon arrival.

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    i live in northern ny where we are sometimes coldest place in the us and usps has been shipping plants to me all winter with no problems. ups = death when it comes to winter

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    From the facts presented here I can conclude that USPS Priority mail (or express mail) is the safest way to ship CPs during the winter.

    Matt has the best evidence:

    "Steve and I have shipped probably over 100 orders during the winter months via USPS Priority Mail and we've not yet had one customer report that the plants were frozen upon arrival."

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    True that. I wonder what's different about their distribution system that seems to safeguard plants from the elements. Climate controlled sorting facilities or vans? More direct trucking routes? Air transit for long-haul, cross-country deliveries? I know that my UPS shipments went via ground...

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    My Venus flytrap from the giveaway came home fine and it was ups it was the fastest i have ever gotten any plant 2 days.

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    Well, when I received mine we had the coldest temperatures on record.
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