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Re: another MG sale . ROI

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] another MG sale . ROI
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2005 10:23:26 -0600
  • References: <8192929.1119880745869.JavaMail.root@sniper7>

You're right Ceres.  Even in my own small April plant sale I can see the
differences  When I divide a plant, seldom does anything come out even, so I
will frequently have several sizes available of some plants.  some shoppers
want small, some want big.

Less work and risk are prime motivators.  Next year, though, I think I'd
like to hold back a few for fall bloom.  I just didn't expect there to be as
much interest in these quarts that hadn't developed yet.  Meanwhile, really
nice gallons of Schizophragma 'Moonlight', held over from last year, barely

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, June 27, 2005 7:58 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] another MG sale . ROI

> In a message dated 6/26/05 12:00:43 PM, kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
> <<  on a particular Campanula we charged $8
> for those in bloom and $6 that weren't yet, and people snatched up the $8
> ones first. >>
> Kitty, interesting marketing questions. I think it would be better to turn
> over your inventory more rapidly with less work & risk however perhaps
save a
> few to mature for those customers who need instant gratification.  I would
> rather buy a small, less expensive and non blooming plant.  I know in the
> greenhouse the plant that has blooms will be snatched up quickly.
>     Ceres
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