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Augusta Plant Swap

Posted by keets Z5 Oh (keetssix@neo.rr.com) on
Sat, May 7, 11 at 12:18

Saturday June, 4, 2010 Place: Augusta, is in NE Ohio on route 9, in-between Minerva and Summitville, in Carroll County. The swap will be held at the Fireman's Park on Andora Rd NE, you need to turn north at the Strawberry Festival Banner, the park is just up the road.
Time: 10.00 AM
This is our fourth annual swap. We have had three wonderful swaps. Anyone close enough that would like to join us, welcome. Come, meet new people, make new friends, enjoy yourselves, and get some beautiful plants. Please e-mail me if you have any questions.

1. Trading Materials: plants, well rooted cuttings potted up, bulbs, shrubs, nice sized seedlings, garden material, lawn or garden ornaments, gardening implements etc. Please mark all plants with name or if name is unknown mark the care needed on a tag.

2. Plan For The Day:
10:00 to 12:00 AM people arrive, sign-in with the number of plants they have, get their name
tag. Place plants in viewing and swap area, they will be marked with plants varieties. Visit
with the other traders, and view the plants.
Noon: Lunch, after lunch door prizes will be awarded
1:00PM Swap begins
Round 1 1-plant choice
Round 2 1-plant choice
Round 3 pick two plants
Round 4 pick three plants etc.

3. Door Prizes: We will have door prizes. If you would like to donate anything for a door prize
it would be appreciated. A donation can be any thing you would enjoy receiving yourself. A special plant you would like to share, a craft item, something you think a gardener would appreciate.

4. Pot Luck Lunch: Please bring a dish to share with a serving utensil. Please bring you own
beverage with personal plates and silverware. There will be a donation jar if you would like to help with the cost of the shelter rental.

If you are looking for a special plant, ask here. Someone might have one they are willing to share or they may be willing to make a private trade.

I hope everyone can make it again this year. Twila
Any other questions please e-mail me at
keetssix@neo.rr.com


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RE: Augusta Plant Swap

YES!!!! I can't wait!


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RE: Augusta Plant Swap

If you need a reason to come, here's my no budget garden I created from divisions from my garden and plants from swaps.

From 2009 Historic

From 2009 Historic

mao


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RE: Augusta Plant Swap

Mouse, can't wait, I am working on getting to the Columbus swap, hope I have better luck this year than others. I would love to see everyone. Twila


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RE: Augusta Plant Swap

They are calling for sunshine on the 4th of June, keeping my fingers crossed as this phenomenon has been rare this spring in Ohio.
I can't wait to see everyone this year. I am bringing Hostas, June Moon and Paradigm, maybe some small ones like hydon sunset and Lemon Lime. Also heucheras and tricyrtis (toadlilies) I might have a hosta "Ice Cream" also. I am bring a hugh start of Paradigm for a door prize, and I have a couple of other door prizes to bring I think people will enjoy. If you could donate a door prize it would be appreciated, we are trying to keep up our door prize part of the swap as everyone seem to enjoy that part of the swap. I know we have some special one coming again this year. I also want to thank the people who donated last year, we had some very special and awesome door prizes. I already have some door prizes put back for the youngest gardeners I think they will enjoy. Twila


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