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Re: Re: OT Flower Pots


HI,

I have an Iris garden.  I am going to plant my leftover Iris in the
containers and sell them when visitors come to see my Iris in bloom in the
spring.  If this works I will expand the effort.

Char, New Berlin, WI
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, September 06, 2004 3:12 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: OT Flower Pots


> So, Char, tell us what you are potting in all these nursery containers.
>
> One reason I like the Morton cntrs that I mentioned is that they are
rather
> soft material.  I label my plants with a nylon tag gun and it's much
easier
> to get the needle through these than through some of the heavier, stiffer
> ones.  I have always purchased from Morton the bundle sizes which for
trade
> gallons was, I believe, 75.  I notice that they now have removed the
bundle
> quantity info from their site.  I don't see anything re minimums.
>
> Kitty
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Char Holte" <cholte@wi.rr.com>
> To: <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> Sent: Monday, September 06, 2004 2:30 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: OT Flower Pots
>
>
> > Thanks, the best price I could find was .69 and I got them from Morton
for
> > .30.
> >
> > Char, New Berlin, WI
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Monday, September 06, 2004 2:09 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: OT Flower Pots
> >
> >
> > > I get my nursery containers in various ways.  A good, fast mailorder
> > source
> > > at a reasonable price is Morton Products.  Well, they're more
reasonable
> > for
> > > me than for you since Indiana is closer to Tennessee than Wisconsin
is.
> I
> > > get 14 cent trade gallons from them and a terrific 8 inch mum pan for
23
> > > cents - a great size when the roots are more wide than deep.
> > > I post a sign when I have my April plant sale telling people to bring
me
> > any
> > > and all containers and many people do.
> > > I'm a Master Gardener and work in our little nursery.  Lots of people
> > bring
> > > used containers there and we only keep certain sizes there. So I often
> > take
> > > home some of the excess.  We also get containers from local nurseries,
> as
> > > Jim mentioned.  They are often happy to get rid of certain kinds.
> > >
> > > Kitty
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > Sent: Monday, September 06, 2004 1:30 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: OT Flower Pots
> > >
> > >
> > > > Hi, Char.
> > > >
> > > > If you want new ones, most nursery supply stores will have them.
Home
> > > > Depot carries them also. If you want used ones, talk to local
> landscape
> > > > contractors. They generally have a bunch they'd be glad to get rid
of.
> > > >
> > > > On Monday, September 6, 2004, at 02:18 PM, Char Holte wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > HI,
> > > > >
> > > > > I am looking for the 1 gallon size, nursery type.
> > > > >
> > > > Island Jim
> > > > Southwest Florida
> > > > 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> > > > Zone 10a
> > > > Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> > > >
> > >
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