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Re: Re: OT Flower Pots


Hi Char,

Welcome to the group, I'm sure that any questions you may have on just about
any subject will either be answered or commented upon.LOL

Seriously, this group possesses a wealth of knowledge on a bunch of topics,
especially on gardening.  I'm Rich in Northern Z-5 in Eastern central
Nebraska, where it is a balmy 72 degrees with a slight North wind.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Char Holte" <cholte@wi.rr.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, September 06, 2004 1:05 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] 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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