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WANTED: I'll be there-fall swap!!!

Posted by birdlady_10 z7b Ala (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 12, 08 at 22:31

Feeling better every day.Thank you all for the well wishes! Still weak so it'll be a few days before I get out to see what I have.I know I'll bring a van load tho :O).I'm looking for hardy lantana,white iris,any daylilies,any hardy ferns,hardy grasses & some sun groundcovers.Besides what's on my trade page I know I have purple pickerel pond plant,a little water lily leafed floater but doesn't bloom,yellow hardy waterlily,papyrus(large).I'll have to wait to see what else.I have a lady coming to help me sort out the plants the end of this week.See you soon.Jan

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RE: WANTED: I'll be there-fall swap!!!

Jan, I will bring you some hardy lantana ("Miss Huff") and some
hardy fountain grass (penstemon.)

So glad you are feeling better!


RE: WANTED: I'll be there-fall swap!!!

Found some shadta daisy,2 3 gal pots of black muscadine(cultivated-not wild),2 trumpet vines-not sure f color,top set multiplying onions,4 pale blue/lavendar butterfly bush.Probably more out there.

RE: WANTED: I'll be there-fall swap!!!

Glad you are feeling better.

RE: WANTED: I'll be there-fall swap!!!

Jan, I am so glad you are feeling better and look forward to seeing you and Rosemary at the swap.


Directions to Aldridge Bot. Gardens - Fall 2008 Swap

From I-65 (north or south) take Exit 250 to I-459 South. The signs say Tuscaloosa/Bessemer.
From the interchange go about 1 mile to Exit 13, US-31 South. Get into the far left hand turn lane at the exit ramp. There is a stop light at the bottom of the off ramp.

Turn left at the light and go under I-459 for 6/10ths mile. Stay in the same lane. Go through FOUR traffic lights. When you have gone through the fourth light, start looking for the left turn lane at the FIFTH traffic light.

This is the US-31 and "Lorna Rd - Hwy 150" intersection. Hanging in the middle of the intersection is a green sign saying <- Lorna Rd / Hwy 150 ->. Turn left on to Lorna Road.

There are 4 cross streets on Lorna Road with a traffic light: (1) Lodge Drive (2) Data Drive (3) Centennial Drive. You will then make a big left hand curve and start down hill to the fourth cross street (4) Rocky Ridge Ranch Road. It is 9/10ths mile from Hwy 31 to Rocky Ridge Ranch Road. As soon as you have crossed Rocky Ridge Ranch Road, turn right into Aldridge Botanical Gardens. There are three aisles of parking. Drive to the garden gate and turn left, go over to the third aisle, turn let and drive back toward Lorna Rd. to the parking section which is parallel to and nearest to Lorna Road.

On Thursday I will make a map of the parking lot. If you need additional instruction or a copy of the parking map, let me know and I will email a copy.

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