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

Posted by carolann_z8 Joshua,TX (gardengateclub@netzero.com) on
Wed, Apr 5, 06 at 23:13

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 CONTAINERS WITH KIND OF FLOWER PLUS SUN OR SHADE. USE OLD CONTAINERS & PLASTIC FORK WITH PERMANENT MARKER

POTLUCK: I DONT 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 CANT WAIT TILL MAY. BECAUSE I RECEIVED SO MANY NICE PLANTS AT THE LAST SWAP.
REGARDS, Carol Ann


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

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


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

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.


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