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Re: Re: todays events....


Wow.  Sounds like you both did very well!!  Kudos!

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Kitty
Sent: 7/7/2004 10:49:08 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] todays events....

> Re > came home with a van full.

> 

> So did we!  7 of us (MG Nursery Group) visited Fernwood and Stonehouse

> today.  One woman bought a couple of plants at Fernwood, but they really

> didn't have much. The one I liked was Iliamna rivularis, Mountain Hollyhock,

> which they told us had been propagated by Russell Stafford.  They gave us a

> nice tour and it's beautiful place, but Stonehouse is where we laid out the

> big bucks:

> 

> 16 Heuchera sanguinea 'Snow Angel', Coral Bells

> 16 Hydrangea paniculat 'Pink Diamond'

> 22 Eupatorium rugosum 'Chocolate', White Snakeroot

> 32 Forsythia koreana 'Kumson', Korean Golden Bells

> 32 Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet', Virginia Sweetspire

> 32 Phlox paniculata 'Franz Schubert'

> 32 Sambucus racemosa 'Sutherland Gold', European Red Elderberry

> 32 Schizophragma hydrangeoides 'Moonlight', Japanese Hydrangea Vine

> 32 Stokesia laevis 'Mary Gregory', White Stoke's Aster

> 32 Tradescantia 'Sweet Kate', Spiderwort

> 32 Vitex negundo var. heterophylla, Cutleaf Chaste Tree

> 32 Weigela florida 'Argenteo-marginata Variegata'

> 

> Those listed above are all 2.5 inch or 3.5 inch pots and will be grown on

> for resale.  We were also able to get 16 gallon items for ourselves:

> 

> Abelia mosanensis, Fragrant Abelia

> Astilbe chinensis 'Visions', Chinese Astilbe

> Caryopteris 'First Choice', Bluebeard

> Caryopteris 'Snow Fairy', Bluebeard

> Heleborus orientalis, Lenten Rose

> Leptodermis oblonga, Star Flower

> Phlox pan. 'Blue Paradise'

> Salvia lyrata 'Purple Knock-Out', Lyre Leaf Sage

> Stachys monieri 'Hummelo', Betony

> 

> There was so much more there we would have liked to have had but many items

> we saw were already spoken for so we had to keep checking the availability

> list and then deep sighs when we saw this or that prized item wasn't for

> sale.  We also wanted to pick up a flat of Weigela 'Midnight Wine' that we'd

> ordered last November, but they couldn't release it because they didn't have

> the tags for it.  Something about Proven Winners having bought out Color

> Choice and the contract for growing requires selling with the proper tags.

> 

> Kitty

> 

> ----- Original Message ----- 

> From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>

> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>

> Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2004 9:18 PM

> Subject: RE: [CHAT] todays events....

> 

> 

> > Kitty,

> >

> > This place is still small enough to cater to his customers. I am sure if

> > he ran across the plants I want... he would get them.

> >

> > They try to branch out, some usual stuff, but also stocks many different

> > items. I like that he doesn't price gorge the different stuff. Plants

> > are well taken care of too.

> >

> > For what ever reason, he was feeling generous when I was there...but

> > then again, he has known me long before he went into the business. I

> > went to get away and browse... came home with a van full.

> >

> > Donna

> >

> >

> > >

> > > > Actually, the nursery I was at yesterday, kept my list.

> > > Now, that was smart...if they use it.

> > > Kitty

> >

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