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Re: sales

There is no emoticon for tongue-in-cheek; the closest thing looks like
sticking one's tongue out.
So, when I said waterplants, I meant because of all the rain you'd

I can't believe HD had the audacity to give out your ph number without


----- Original Message -----
From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, August 03, 2003 11:46 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] sales

> Well I thought we were discussing HD. The one in my area does not take
> care of their plants. I will make a quick tour of all possible plant
> places in the spring when they first get there. But by now, I only go to
> specialty nurseries, where they have been cared for properly. You can't
> blame them, most of them do not have horticultural staff, just some kid
> working for the summer who doesn't know how to care for them. One
> exception is the Lowes here. They really do take care of their plants
> and trees.
> Nope, don't buy water plants from them either. Water gardeners are a
> different breed. Most are trades rather than purchases because there is
> no where to buy them. You do not have a selection of places to go if you
> want more than a common lily or iris. Even nurseries around here only
> have the same plants you can buy at HD. Actually my favorite place
> closed down this summer, which had the specialty plants, so now there is
> none other than mail order. He sold off his surplus plants to a place in
> Fort Wayne, so guess who will be in your neighborhood next spring
> checking it out! I will have to try and over winter my tropicals, as
> that is what I buy yearly like an annual.
> And getting back on track here.... if you go to the local HD and ask
> about a water plant problem, they will give you my home phone number.
> Interesting since I never gave it to them, don't know them, and rarely
> shop there. When I inquired about it, no one knew why it is on the board
> or where it came from. Told them to take it down and use the club
> website or club help line phone number, but I am still getting calls, so
> they didn't. And you would think someone from HD would have called or
> offered me a discount or something... heck no!
> Donna
> >
> > Well, I hope not, Donna.  Considering the dozens upon dozens you
> picked up
> > at Ace and all those other places! :+)  Hopefully most of them were
> water
> > plants.
> > Kitty
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