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Re: sales

The local WalMart and Kmart never seems to discount shop worn plants. Home
Depot doesn't either except for their orchids. When the blooming is over,
they are marked down 50%. I purchased three nice lady's slipper orchids that

There is a small nursery a few miles from here that closes for the season at
the end of June. Two weeks before closing everything goes on sale at 50 to
75% off. The last week is a make an offer sale. I bought a nice 2 gallon
Rose 'Knock Out' for $2.50 and a one gallon Campanula 'Blue Waterfall' for
75 cents.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: "Agardenchat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, August 02, 2003 1:35 PM
Subject: [CHAT] sales

> A local nursery is having a somewhat progressive sale.  30% off everything
> this week and 50% next week.  I wanted to wait for the 50%, but the
> particular statue I wanted - they only had one.  So I got it and a couple
> Asarum splendens.  I'll check back next week for a few more possible
> How are the sales progressing in your neck of the woods?
> I'm not a big WalMart fan but a new one just opened up the road from me so
> checked it out.  They had a lot of a few things at cheap prices.  Is that
> normal?  Or is it just that opening in mid summer makes it difficult to
> stock variety?  Perhaps 6 kinds of house plants.  $1.50 forced mums. large
> pot annuals. Couldn't get very excited.  Came away empty.
> Kitty
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