Free shipping is so hard to resist.
I’ve placed a few orders for bulbs, more, probably, than I have the energy to plant, but after each order, I found a coupon (or was e-mailed a coupon) for free shipping, and so the madness continued.
I’ve been doing well resisting all the pretty flowers on my facebook feed (hint: if you want prettier things in your feed than the discord our current political climate brings, start googling bulb and seed companies). Then today, I got a coupon in the mail for free shipping this weekend on a $15 order.
What to do? What to do?
I could, of course, do nothing but, oh — free shipping!
So, what will it be?
Peach-colored tulips and narcissus?
Or something else?
I’ve already ordered tulips and daffodils, anemones and bluebells, and a variety pack that include crocuses and a few allium.
As you can see, I don’t really need anything, but . . .
(The photos come from the bulb company and are used without permission. I presume they won’t mind since this is free advertising, so let’s hope I’m right so I don’t end up with a hefty plagiarism fine that would negate the benefits of free shipping.)
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