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The August 2015 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!

By dave
August 8, 2015

You're never going to believe this awesome raffle. There will be 15 winners - our most ever! Come in, take a look, and buy your tickets!

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Name: Joy Wooldridge
Kalama, Wa. (Zone 8b)
Sunset Zone 6, Heat zone 4,
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Joy
Aug 18, 2015 4:59 PM CST
Just wondering how many more people are buying tickets in the second week before the drawing? Two weeks seems to be so long, but could be worth it if there are a lot of people buying tickets. If not, wouldn't one week be enough?
No two gardens are the same. No two days are the same in one garden. ~Hugh Johnson
Name: Ashton & Terry
Jones, OK (Zone 7a)
Windswept Farm & Gardens
Hostas Lilies Hybridizer Keeps Sheep Pollen collector Irises
Hummingbirder Region: United States of America Daylilies Region: Oklahoma Butterflies Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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kidfishing
Aug 18, 2015 5:09 PM CST
All good things come with patience! Big Grin


(If I had any)
Kidfishing
Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
Bee Lover Garden Photography Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Daylilies Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Region: United States of America
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blue23rose
Aug 18, 2015 5:14 PM CST
I think the window to buy tickets was opened because there are some folks who don't log on as much or don't see that the raffle is going on. This way, there can be no complaints that the raffle wasn't long enough to allow everyone to get a chance to see it and buy tickets. Like Christmas, it is the anticipation that makes it exciting!
Vickie
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Name: Joy Wooldridge
Kalama, Wa. (Zone 8b)
Sunset Zone 6, Heat zone 4,
Garden Photography Organic Gardener I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Pacific Northwest Daylilies Lilies
Bulbs Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Seed Starter Container Gardener Plant and/or Seed Trader Cat Lover
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Joy
Aug 18, 2015 5:47 PM CST
Ok. Just wondering. I can wait. Smiling
No two gardens are the same. No two days are the same in one garden. ~Hugh Johnson
Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
Rabbit Keeper Critters Allowed Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier Garden Ideas: Master Level Garden Sages
Herbs Region: Georgia Region: United States of America Native Plants and Wildflowers Dog Lover Composter
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greene
Aug 18, 2015 6:24 PM CST
I'm just wondering if Dave and Trish will ever put socks on the children... Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing It is so cute to see that little guy putting the slips of paper between his toes. What a happy time for everyone. I almost forget to hope that I may win. Rolling on the floor laughing
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Name: Ronnie
Southeastern PA (Zone 6b)
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luvsgrtdanes
Aug 18, 2015 6:27 PM CST
Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing
It happens in a flash, but the memory of it last forever. It can not be borrowed or stolen, and it is of no earthly good until it is given away. So if in your hurry you meet someone who is too weary to smile, leave him one of yours, for no one needs a smile quite as much as he who has none to give...

Name: Marilyn
Northern KY (Zone 6a)
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Marilyn
Aug 18, 2015 6:35 PM CST
kidfishing said:All good things come with patience! Big Grin


(If I had any)


I agree Hilarious! Thumbs up

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Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
Rabbit Keeper Critters Allowed Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier Garden Ideas: Master Level Garden Sages
Herbs Region: Georgia Region: United States of America Native Plants and Wildflowers Dog Lover Composter
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greene
Aug 18, 2015 6:45 PM CST
When I was in grade school we had one teacher who would quote:
"Patience is a virtue,
Obtain it if you can.
Seldom in a woman,
But never in a man!"

(Sorry, I don't know whom she was quoting.)
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"
Name: Dnd
SE Michigan (Zone 6a)
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DogsNDaylilies
Aug 18, 2015 7:04 PM CST
Rolling on the floor laughing , Greene!

I'm not sure that always holds true, but I love the poem anyway.
Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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beckygardener
Aug 18, 2015 7:08 PM CST
Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Thumbs up
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Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
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Weedwhacker
Aug 18, 2015 7:47 PM CST
greene said:I'm just wondering if Dave and Trish will ever put socks on the children...


Socks are for wintertime!!

LOL, DH has his on now... might be like the rearview mirrors, "objects are closer than they appear."

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Name: Joy Wooldridge
Kalama, Wa. (Zone 8b)
Sunset Zone 6, Heat zone 4,
Garden Photography Organic Gardener I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Pacific Northwest Daylilies Lilies
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Joy
Aug 18, 2015 8:03 PM CST
Greene , love that. Smiling never heard it before.

I guess we all have some degree of patience, after all, we are all Gardners. Maybe just not for everything else. Whistling
No two gardens are the same. No two days are the same in one garden. ~Hugh Johnson
Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Aug 18, 2015 9:33 PM CST

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We do the full 2 weeks to give time for everyone to see it and have a chance to get tickets. We continue to get new tickets sold every day all the way up til the end.

It also gives me more time to promote the companies who are sponsoring it. They are collectively donating hundreds of dollars of prizes each month and I want to maximize their exposure. So these past couple raffles I've been working extra hard on facebook to promote each company one by one but that means I need more time since I can't do them one right after the other.
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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lovemyhouse
Aug 19, 2015 5:42 AM CST
I like the change. Smiling
If you don't ask, the answer is always 'no.'
Name: Joy Wooldridge
Kalama, Wa. (Zone 8b)
Sunset Zone 6, Heat zone 4,
Garden Photography Organic Gardener I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Pacific Northwest Daylilies Lilies
Bulbs Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Seed Starter Container Gardener Plant and/or Seed Trader Cat Lover
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Joy
Aug 19, 2015 5:52 AM CST
Glad to hear Dave. Sounds like it's working well then. I was just curious. Thanks.
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crittergarden
Aug 19, 2015 5:58 AM CST
@luvsgrtdanes - love your avatar!
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Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
North Fl. (Zone 8b)
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flaflwrgrl
Aug 19, 2015 7:55 AM CST
dave said:We do the full 2 weeks to give time for everyone to see it and have a chance to get tickets. We continue to get new tickets sold every day all the way up til the end.

It also gives me more time to promote the companies who are sponsoring it. They are collectively donating hundreds of dollars of prizes each month and I want to maximize their exposure. So these past couple raffles I've been working extra hard on facebook to promote each company one by one but that means I need more time since I can't do them one right after the other.


I was low on acorns & spent all I could when the NARR was announced but I wanted to buy MORE tickets so I have *made* time to enter some things in the db that I haven't had time to since May. As I get enough for another ticket, I buy 1 so this 2 week buying window is working great for me. Thumbs up
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crittergarden
Aug 19, 2015 10:35 AM CST
Well, I'll pitch in to say that I had only 4.5 acorns when the NARR was posted and only got to buy my one ticket when I received an acorn as a tip just yesterday. So the wait was good for me, too!
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Surprisingly GREEN Pittsburgh (Zone 6a)
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Dog Lover Birds Plant and/or Seed Trader Bulbs Echinacea Irises
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crittergarden
Aug 19, 2015 3:12 PM CST
OMG y'all - I wasn't fishing for acorns, but THANKS!!!
SHOW ME YOUR CRITTERS! I have a critter page over at Cubits. http://cubits.org/crittergarden/thread/view/73275/
Name: Sharon
Calvert City, KY (Zone 7a)
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Sharon
Aug 19, 2015 3:47 PM CST
Feels just as good to give as it does to get, Critter, so enjoy! Smiling
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