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Re: tonights event now Lilypons


Visited it when I lived in MD. I was impressed. Of course I had no  
water gardens then...

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Aug 11, 2005, at 1:13 PM, james singer wrote:

> A note about Lilypons for collectors of trivia. Their main nursery  
> is [was?] in Maryland. It is also a farm. It is the farm where that  
> great race horse, Cigar, was foaled. End of trivia moment.
>
>
> On Aug 11, 2005, at 1:34 PM, TeichFlora@aol.com wrote:
>
>
>> I bet they do, Holli.  It's not that unusual.  Become a regular   
>> at a higher
>> end nursery, and you'll see.  They have a lot of that type of  thing
>> here.....lilypons used to have Mid Summer Nights Dream.....semi- 
>> formal  event with live
>> chamber music, waiters bringing around free champagne, buffet   
>> food.  All to
>> view the night blooming waterlilies in their splendor.
>>
>> Lilypons has since closed their facility here in Texas  
>> though.....put out  of
>> business by lower end water garden places.    Too bad, I  enjoyed  
>> those
>> events and others they had throughout the year.  The cheaper   
>> places don't generate
>> the profit to afford lavish evening events.  Other  nurseries that  
>> are not
>> discount, but regular nurseries have events too, just not  quite  
>> as fancy.
>>
>> Noreen
>> zone 9
>> Texas Gulf Coast
>>
>> In a message dated 8/11/2005 11:02:37 AM Central Standard Time,
>> gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
>>
>> Sounds  like a great time!  No one here does  anything like that,  
>> that I
>> know of.
>> Maybe I should move your way!   LOL
>>
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> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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