The May Shade Gardens and Tropical Bulbs Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!

Posted by @dave on
Here we go with another raffle, loaded with great prizes! You've got all weekend to buy tickets, so get your acorns out and have fun!

Here we go again with another Not-a-Raffle Raffle. Why is this not a regular raffle? Well, in a regular raffle, you pay for the tickets with money. But in ATP raffles you buy your tickets with acorns. Tickets cost 5 acorns each. Don't know what acorns are? Click here to learn about acorns, and how to get them.

Good luck to all participants, and now let's talk about the prizes:

Caladium Bulbs 4 Less is providing a $50 gift certificate. At Caladium Bulb 4 Less, we are your Caladium Bulb Super Store!! We are the Proud Sponsor of Colorful Landscapes!! Choose from our vast inventory of Top Quality Caladium Bulbs.

Brent and Becky's Bulbs is providing 10 Convallaria 'Bordeaux' or $30 Gift Certificate. Supplier reserves the right to substitute another variety or similar gift certificate in case the listed prizes are not available at the time of the drawing. Brent and Becky's Bulbs have been suppliers of quality flower bulbs since 1900. And 114 years later, the philosophy has not changed. Focus on quality at all costs, provide the best available and offer the guidance and education for maximum results! We are known for, and will always been known for helping home gardeners to botanic gardens alike to "Plant Bulbs and Harvest Smiles"!

Santa Rosa Gardens is providing a $50 gift certificate. Santa Rosa Gardens is a family operated mail-order business, and we grow every plant we sell. We grow and ship over 750 varieties of perennial plants, but we are also specialists in ornamental grasses, producing over 175 different varieties. Our love for plants is evident in our customer service. Bottom line...we want you to succeed in creating your style, your passion, your garden!

Avalon Acres Hostas and More is providing two plants, shipped directly to the winner: Hosta 'Empress Wu' and Hosta 'June' These plants brought to you by Avalon Acres Hostas and More. Visit us at

Bluestone Perennials is providing a $100 gift certificate. Everyone knows and loves Bluestone Perennials; they are a long-time favorite mail-order nursery, famous for their titanic selection and outstanding customer service. Bluestone is a family owned and operated business founded in 1972 by Richard Boonstra. Located close to Lake Erie in Northeast Ohio, Bluestone grows and ships over 3 million plants a year nationwide.

Lastly, I will give 50 acorns each to the 3 remaining winners.

As always, the ticket buying window is open now and will close on Monday at 7:00pm Central time. The drawing will be done and posted on Tuesday. The first place winner gets first pick of all the prizes, and then the second winner picks, and so forth until all prizes are claimed. Important note for winners: If you are contacted as a winner and asked to choose a prize you have 3 days to respond with your choice. If you do not respond within 3 days, the next placed winner will be contacted and allowed to pick.

This raffle is now closed!

Comments and Discussion
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Announcing the winners! by dave May 16, 2014 5:45 PM 49
Another prize added! by dave May 10, 2014 8:27 PM 4
Acorns by midnight21 May 10, 2014 1:21 PM 11

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