WANTED: Rockwall Master Gardeners Swap

msmisk(NTX8)September 24, 2009

Rockwall County Master Gardener Plant & Seed Swap

October 10, 2009 - 9:00 am

Rockwall county Discovery Garden - 875 Riding club Road, Rockwall

Bring your unwanted plants and extra seeds. Swap them with other residents from the county. Put plants in old pots, plastic bags, or grocery sacks. Seeds should be put in zip locking bags and labeled. The activity will start promptly at 9:00 am. To have the best selection, be ready at 9:00 am. There may also be a select group of plants available from the garden itself. Gates open at 8:00 am.

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beauswatch(8)

Is anyone here going to this swap? We are going in with a lot of plants and bulbs to trade.

    Bookmark   September 29, 2009 at 11:29AM
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phyllisb2008(8 DFW)

I think I'm going to try and talk Sylvia in to going. It's not that far from us.

    Bookmark   September 30, 2009 at 1:25PM
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msmisk(NTX8)

I'm going, too - can't wait !!

    Bookmark   October 4, 2009 at 12:33AM
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msmisk(NTX8)

The Rockwall swap was fun, and well-attended for their first time. I came home with evergreen wisteria, japanese blood grass, bog sage and chocolate plant that are new to me, as well as seeds for giant coneflower and butterly weed.

At the same time, the master gardeners were having the fall cleanup of their discovery garden, so they were pulling out and cutting back and mulching, assisted by a group of enthusiastic young 4-H-ers.

I learned from a plumeria expert how to overwinter that plant, so I may try one again soon.

I hope they have it again next year, and maybe one in the spring, too !

Carol

    Bookmark   October 13, 2009 at 11:17PM
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