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Re: Re: last night's experience


Lowell is the hometown of my college roommate, so I know where it is.  Does
he have an internet presence?  Might be fun for a day trip.

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, July 31, 2004 2:34 PM
Subject: RE: Re: [CHAT] last night's experience


> Gardens on the Prairie.... Lowell, Indiana--no where near you.
>
> You may know Wayne - he is the NW Indiana nurseryman President-(duh! Is
> that what they call them? He is the man in-charge)
>
> Donna
>
>
> >
> > The nursery's name?
> >
> > Kitty
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Saturday, July 31, 2004 11:03 AM
> > Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] last night's experience
> >
> >
> > > HA!
> > >
> > > This nursery is no where near anything but cornfields- on a gravel
> road
> > in
> > Indiana...
> > >
> > > Donna
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: cathy carpenter
> > > Sent: 7/31/2004 10:13:41 AM
> > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] last night's experience
> > >
> > > > I wish!!! (Guess you have to live in proximity to a major
> metropolitan
> > > > center...)
> > > > Cathy
> > > > On Saturday, July 31, 2004, at 06:18 AM, Donna wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Although I am terribly behind in e-mail, if you recall, I was
> going
> > to
> > > > > my nursery garden party event last night.
> > > > >
> > > > > I was never so impressed. They cleaned up one of the greenhouses
> > > > > (plastic sides/roof type one, rolled up, so the breezes could
> flow,
> > > > > wasn't hot).
> > > > >
> > > > > They brought in med size round tables, with tablecloths lace no
> > less,
> > > > > small fancy candle holders for folks to sit....food galore...
> from
> > > > > fancy
> > > > > sandwiches, fruits, cheeses, homemade pastry... and all the wine
> you
> > > > > wanted served in real glasses!:) they placed potted
> > plants/trees/shrubs
> > > > > together in corners, around the edges, was like a garden
> setting.
> > They
> > > > > also had a three piece band with speakers set around the
> nursery.
> > > > >
> > > > > It was the most relaxing way to shop for plants. They had all
> their
> > > > > staff there (dressed up no less) along with some of his
> suppliers to
> > > > > answer any questions.... plants, food, drink, and a wonderful
> mood
> > > > > created with the music and all.....
> > > > >
> > > > > My friends and I were impressed!:)... also helped that the
> plants
> > were
> > > > > all on sale and double your coupons too...
> > > > >
> > > > > This was a first in this neighborhood (yes, they have spring
> open
> > > > > houses, but nothing like this!) wondering if they do this type
> of
> > thing
> > > > > in your neighborhoods.
> > > > >
> > > > > Donna
> > > > > Ps to Kitty.... nope, never heard of your plant, but once again,
> he
> > > > > kept
> > > > > my list :)
> > > > >
> > > > >
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