WANTED: Spring Plant Swap Saturday May 6, 2006 Near Ft. Worth

carolann_z8(8)April 5, 2006

SPRING PLANT SWAP/POTLUCK SATURDAY MAY 6, 2006 HOSTED BY THE GARDEN GATE CLUB

DATE: MAY 6, 2006 (TELL YOUR FRIENDS)

TIME : 9:30 - 3:00

PLACE: 1011 YVONNE DR. JOSHUA, TX 76058

TRADING MATERIALS : PLANTS, WELL-ROOTED CUTTING IN POTTED UP, BULBS, SHRUBS, GARDEN ORNAMENTS OR JUNK ART, GARDEN MAG. BUNDLED, & BOOKS. PLEASE MARK CONTAINERÂS WITH KIND OF FLOWER PLUS SUN OR SHADE. USE OLD CONTAINERS & PLASTIC FORK WITH PERMANENT MARKER

POTLUCK: I DONÂT KNOW WHICH IS BEST THE FOOD OR PLANT SWAP. PLEASE BRING A DISH TO SHARE+UTENSILS (MARK YOUR NAME) AND ANY BEVERAGE. I WILL PROVIDE PLATES, CUPS & NAPKINS.

9:30 - 12:00 PEOPLE ARRIVE, SIGN IN WITH NAME & NUMBER OF PLANTS,GET A NAME TAG, SIGN-UP FOR DOOR PRIZE, PUT YOUR TRADE PLANTS IN THEIR AREAS. VISIT WITH OTHER FRIENDLY GARDENERS & VIEW ALL THE WONDERFUL TRADES. THIS SWAP IS PATTERENED AFTER A LARGE SUCCESSFUL PLANT SWAP UP NORTH . THEY HAD 125 PEOPLE & OVER 2,800 PLANTS.

12:00 ENJOY OUR WONDERFUL POTLUCK. AFTER LUNCH DOOR PRIZES .

1:00 ROUND ROBIN: WHAT WE ARE ALL WAITING FOR!! EVERYONE SELECT ONE PLANT. ROUND ROBIN 2 EVERYONE TAKE ONE PLANT. ROUND ROBIN 3 EVERYONE SELECT TWO PLANTS. ROUND ROBIN 4 EVERYONE SELECT 3 PLANTS. ROUND ROBIN 5 SELECT 4 AND SO ON. EVERYONE SHOULD BE ABLE TO TAKE HOME AS MANY PLANTS AS THEY BRING & SOME OF US BRING EXTRAS FOR FOLLOW GARDENERS.

TIPS OF THE DAY: PLEASE BRING WAGONS TO SHARE, FOLDING CHAIRS, TABLE FOR PLANTS, ETC.

R.S.V.P : gardengateclub@netzero.com or call 817 447-3438 Our Spring Swap is our biggest swap so please let me know if you plan to attend.

I CANÂT WAIT TILL MAY. BECAUSE I RECEIVED SO MANY NICE PLANTS AT THE LAST SWAP.

REGARDS, Carol Ann

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carolann_z8(8)

We're all on the conversation forum talking about what we're bringing to the plant swap. Meet us there and lets all talk.

    Bookmark   April 18, 2006 at 4:08PM
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carolann_z8(8)

This year we're having a section for our kids and grandkids to swap. This will get our future gardeners excited to come.

Tell your kids or G-kids to bring one or two plants to swap.

    Bookmark   April 27, 2006 at 11:42AM
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