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Re: last night's experience

How fun! I forwarded this to Libby at the Garden gate who is always looking
for new ideas. What a great idea to get rid of summer stock! And again, how

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, July 31, 2004 7:18 AM
Subject: [CHAT] last night's experience

> Although I am terribly behind in e-mail, if you recall, I was going to
> my nursery garden party event last night.
> I was never so impressed. They cleaned up one of the greenhouses
> (plastic sides/roof type one, rolled up, so the breezes could flow,
> wasn't hot).
> They brought in med size round tables, with tablecloths lace no less,
> small fancy candle holders for folks to sit....food galore... from fancy
> sandwiches, fruits, cheeses, homemade pastry... and all the wine you
> wanted served in real glasses!:) they placed potted plants/trees/shrubs
> together in corners, around the edges, was like a garden setting. They
> also had a three piece band with speakers set around the nursery.
> It was the most relaxing way to shop for plants. They had all their
> staff there (dressed up no less) along with some of his suppliers to
> answer any questions.... plants, food, drink, and a wonderful mood
> created with the music and all.....
> My friends and I were impressed!:)... also helped that the plants were
> all on sale and double your coupons too...
> This was a first in this neighborhood (yes, they have spring open
> houses, but nothing like this!) wondering if they do this type of thing
> in your neighborhoods.
> Donna
> Ps to Kitty.... nope, never heard of your plant, but once again, he kept
> my list :)
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