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Re: the economy
gardenchat@hort.net

Kitty - great news - delighted your sale went so well!

On 4/30/10, james singer <inlandjim1@q.com> wrote:
>
> Excellent. A few days ago, when you said you had 800 pots, I wondered what
> you'd be left with and worried that you were setting yourself up for
> disappointment. This is great.
>
>
>
> On Apr 30, 2010, at 5:37 PM, Kitty wrote:
>
> ....has rebounded.  At least here it seems to have.
>>
>> All year I was unable to take my vacation time, office was too hectic.  I
>> ended up taking almost every afternoon off in March to get it in before my
>> anniversary date.  March was so deliciously superb that I got a ton of stuff
>> potted - and more in April - together with what I'd potted last fall and
>> some items I'd ordered.  I ended up with well over 800 pots for my spring
>> plant sale.  I had to take 2 days off just to set it up.  It's a 2 day
>> association garage sale and rain was looming but it looked like Friday would
>> be safe.  Still, I thought I'd end up stuck with half my stock and have to
>> lug it back into the backyard.
>>
>> Word got out and the eager buyers swooped in at 6:45am Friday.  They
>> picked me clean - even the seedlings and cuttings still in the backyard that
>> I was holding over for use in my August sale.  Everything gone. Fast, very
>> fast. People were grabbing things I hadn't even tagged yet because I thought
>> I'd get to them for Saturday.  People that showed up after work  wondered
>> where the sale was. I had to apologize profusely; this has never happened
>> before. And then there's tomorrow.  Geez, I hope it rains so I don't have to
>> face them.
>>
>> I think people are ready to shop.  At least for plants they are.
>>
>>
>> Kitty
>> neIN, Zone 5
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> Inland Jim
> Willamette Valley
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
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