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Re: Mass Hort

  • Subject: Re: Mass Hort
  • From: "Laurie AE O'Meara" Laurie@LAEOM.COM
  • Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2002 04:56:33 -0400

Hi Claire - I do have some of the flyers on info you mention - and don't
know why I didn't see the "Society Row" 9-15-02 plant sale flyer in my
folder - but the sheet doesn't really promote societies, even though the
sale is called Society Row - it says "sold by the growers themselves" and
the individual Societies aren't mentioned or promoted on this.  It does say
it replaces the Society section of the Case Estates sale.  The flyer on Elm
Bank is to rent it for corporate functions, in addition to a description of
their mission for Elm Bank in their  handbook. In other words, I didn't
mention these things earlier because none of it seems to jump out and
promote any specific plant society.  Thanks for mentioning these things- I
guess instead of a corporate function, Elm Bank could be rented for a plant
show, and I just hadn't thought of that.  I didn't hear back yet from the
Manger of Gardens for the details on availability of display gardens.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Claire Peplowski" <ECPep@AOL.COM>
Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2002 7:50 PM
Subject: Re: Mass Hort

> In a message dated 9/18/02 7:13:49 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> writes:
> > > Laurie,
> > >     Bravo for all you hard work.
> Chiming in here late on this discussion, Mass. Hort. of which I was a
> for years, has a trial and display garden in a location outside of Boston
> called Elm Estates.  They also have two events there each year inviting
> outsiders to display.  One is a harvest affair.  I don't know if this has
> gone by.  They have a website with all the information.
> There is also the "Society Show".  This used to be held at the Case
> of the Arnold Arboretum. Recently AA decided only members could come to
> sales and events so the combined plant societies around Boston hold a
> event and a larger fall event in Waltham, Mass at the UMass apart from AA
> which made what is a poor decision for plant buyers.     The Society sale
> September 15th at the UMass Field Station, Waltham and invited a bunch of
> plant societies and related sellers.
> On Sept. 21 there will be another show at the UMass Field Station in
> which is the combined begonia and gesneriad groups.  That is 9/21 from 9 -
> pm.  The field station is right next to Bentley College.
> If any of this helps I am sorry I did not get to the messages sooner.  It
> just that a venue exists via these groups and some of us might not have
> the information.
> Claire Peplowski
> East Nassau, NY

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