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Re: another MG sale

I gave the spreadsheet file to the MG that likes to do the tallying, so she
can plug in the #s for what is left.  The formulas will do the rest.  I
haven't heard from her yet.  But generally speaking, as I mentioned in my
other post, it looks like we did well.  I'll go over there tomorrow and do a
new inventory and rearrange the pots.  Then maybe I'll do something at home.

neIN, Z5
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, June 18, 2005 10:24 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] another MG sale

> So how did it all go? Figure you probably heard some feedback on the
> walk... and hopefully don't have any plants to count :)
> Donna
> > Well, our MGs are having our first garden walk of the season.  15
> > gardens, each with MGs in attendance to answer questions, demonstrate
> > things, offer refreshments.  We also have live music and a few seminars.
> > Our Birds Bees and Butterflies garden has  got a terrific facelift from
> > new intern who has worked wonders with it.  She even brought her dad in
> > help her lay a stone path.  He was still there working on it when I left
> > last night after 7.  We also have a new rockgarden to show off, and the
> > roof
> > garden is finally completed.
> >
> > And we are having our second plant sale.  The June sale has usually been
> > our
> > least productive - either because we don't have as much merchandise or
> > have fewer shoppers because they shopped us in May and are spending June
> > touring the gardens.  I don't  know for sure.  But we are ready for all
> > comers and have lots of plants.  I worked 6 hrs in the nursery on Sunday
> > and
> > every night after work til 9. Yesterday I spent 12 hrs on setting up and
> > tidying up - last minute weeding and mulching.  I made lots of new
> > We are introducing a new Daylily, 'Lana's First Love', our exclusive.  I
> > also made up a display and materials for our Advance Orders Bulb Sale.
> >
> > Unfortunately, I work Saturdays, so I went over this morning before work
> > and
> > finished setting up signs and helping the others tag our 689 Special
> > Selections pots (the plants we grow in the nursery)  The other half of
> > sale plants dug from the display gardens or from MG's own gardens, or
> > grown plants from MGs, and other odds and ends)   looks great, too, with
> > improvements to layout.  I'll work in a long lunch hour today and be
> > when the sale opens.  After work, (I get off at 6) everyone will be gone
> > but
> > I'll go over and pick up all my tables, carts, and materials.  On Sunday
> > I'll do a new inventory.  I sure hope there's not much to count.
> >
> > Kitty
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