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Re: the economy
gardenchat@hort.net

How wonderful. You must have selected perfect matches for your buyers. 

Bonnie 
ETN Zone 7 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net> 
To: gardenchat@hort.net 
Sent: Friday, April 30, 2010 9:57:19 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern 
Subject: Re: [CHAT] the economy 

Most of it was gone by noon. 
I'm tired. I intend to cut it back next year; make it more manageable. A 
one day sale - Saturday. Anyway, I'm glad the uncertainty is over and I've 
got a little cash for some home improvement. 

Kitty 
neIN, Zone 5 
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <inlandjim1@q.com> 
To: <gardenchat@hort.net> 
Sent: Friday, April 30, 2010 6:55 PM 
Subject: Re: [CHAT] the economy 


> Excellent. A few days ago, when you said you had 800 pots, I wondered 
> what you'd be left with and worried that you were setting yourself up 
> for disappointment. This is great. 
> 
> 
> On Apr 30, 2010, at 5:37 PM, Kitty wrote: 
> 
>> ....has rebounded. At least here it seems to have. 
>> 
>> All year I was unable to take my vacation time, office was too 
>> hectic. I ended up taking almost every afternoon off in March to 
>> get it in before my anniversary date. March was so deliciously 
>> superb that I got a ton of stuff potted - and more in April - 
>> together with what I'd potted last fall and some items I'd ordered. 
>> I ended up with well over 800 pots for my spring plant sale. I had 
>> to take 2 days off just to set it up. It's a 2 day association 
>> garage sale and rain was looming but it looked like Friday would be 
>> safe. Still, I thought I'd end up stuck with half my stock and have 
>> to lug it back into the backyard. 
>> 
>> Word got out and the eager buyers swooped in at 6:45am Friday. They 
>> picked me clean - even the seedlings and cuttings still in the 
>> backyard that I was holding over for use in my August sale. 
>> Everything gone. Fast, very fast. People were grabbing things I 
>> hadn't even tagged yet because I thought I'd get to them for 
>> Saturday. People that showed up after work wondered where the sale 
>> was. I had to apologize profusely; this has never happened before. 
>> And then there's tomorrow. Geez, I hope it rains so I don't have to 
>> face them. 
>> 
>> I think people are ready to shop. At least for plants they are. 
>> 
>> 
>> Kitty 
>> neIN, Zone 5 
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> 
> Inland Jim 
> Willamette Valley 
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