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Re: sales

One of our local nurseries had a 50% off sale...and it happened to be
the place where a couple of my friends had gotten me gift certificates
for my birthday. I got two beautiful variegated flowering dogwood shrubs
and 2 Eupatorium (Joe Pye Weed) "Chocolate" that are the most lovely
shade of reddish brown. For my husband's birthday yesterday, he chose a
Henry Lauder Walking stick tree that had been marked down more than
50%...it is a plant he has been wanting for a very long time and now
occupies a lovely showcase corner. Ooh, I love sales!!!!!!

Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Sun 08/03, Daniel Roman < djroman@worldnet.att.net > wrote:
From: Daniel Roman [mailto: djroman@worldnet.att.net]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Sun, 3 Aug 2003 14:56:18 -0400
Subject: Re: [CHAT] sales

The local WalMart and Kmart never seems to discount shop worn plants.
Home<br>Depot doesn't either except for their orchids. When the blooming
is over,<br>they are marked down 50%. I purchased three nice lady's
slipper orchids that<br>way.<br><br>There is a small nursery a few miles
from here that closes for the season at<br>the end of June. Two weeks
before closing everything goes on sale at 50 to<br>75% off. The last
week is a make an offer sale. I bought a nice 2 gallon<br>Rose 'Knock
Out' for $2.50 and a one gallon Campanula 'Blue Waterfall' for<br>75
cents.<br><br>Dan<br><br><br>----- Original Message -----<br>From:
"Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net><br>To: "Agardenchat"
<gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent: Saturday, August 02, 2003 1:35
PM<br>Subject: [CHAT] sales<br><br><br>> A local nursery is having a
somewhat progressive sale. 30% off everything<br>> this week and 50%
next week. I wanted to wait for the 50%, but the<br>> particular statue
I wanted - they only had one. So I go

t it and a couple<br>of<br>> Asarum splendens. I'll check back next week
for a few more possible<br>deals.<br>> How are the sales progressing in
your neck of the woods?<br>><br>> I'm not a big WalMart fan but a new
one just opened up the road from me so<br>I<br>> checked it out. They
had a lot of a few things at cheap prices. Is that<br>> normal? Or is it
just that opening in mid summer makes it difficult to<br>> stock
variety? Perhaps 6 kinds of house plants. $1.50 forced mums. large<br>>
pot annuals. Couldn't get very excited. Came away empty.<br>><br>>
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