Celebrating 4 Years of All Things Plants

By dave
July 4, 2015

Time has surely flown. Today we celebrate our 4th anniversary on the web, and we're throwing a party! We invite you to join in the celebration and get a chance for a huge acorn giveaway!

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Jul 6, 2015 11:54 AM CST
Garden.org Admin
Name: Dave Whitinger
Southlake, Texas (Zone 8a)
Region: Texas Garden Research Contributor Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level
Region: Ukraine Garden Sages Plant Identifier Avid Green Pages Reviewer Vermiculture The WITWIT Badge
We had a lot of fun doing this drawing. Enjoy the video!



Congratulations to the winners!

@GigiPlumeria
@gardengus
@Catmint20906
@Frillylily
@louise
@KurtMN
@gtredray
@plantladylin
@Misawa77
@ES
@UtahMike
@Dutchlady1

I'll be sending your acorns to all the winners in just a few minutes. :)

Thanks to everyone who participated! I was delighted to read all the great comments! Especially large thanks to the anonymous donors who gave acorns for the contest.
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Jul 6, 2015 12:07 PM CST
Name: Marilyn
Greenwood Village, CO (Zone 5b)
Garden today. Clean next week.
Heucheras Bookworm Region: Colorado Garden Procrastinator Region: Southwest Gardening Container Gardener
Enjoys or suffers cold winters Sempervivums Annuals Foliage Fan Herbs Garden Ideas: Level 2
Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray!

Congratulations to all the Winners. Love the video!!!!! Lovey dubby Lovey dubby Lovey dubby
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Jul 6, 2015 12:11 PM CST
Name: Ginger
Fountain, Florida (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Plays in the sandbox Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Region: Gulf Coast Tip Photographer The WITWIT Badge
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Native Plants and Wildflowers Birds Plumerias Hummingbirder Dog Lover
Congratulations to all the winners Hurray! Hurray! and to ATP for 4 wonderful years with many more to come Thumbs up
Each cloud has a silver lineing if only you look for it.
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Jul 6, 2015 12:15 PM CST
Name: Greg Hodgkinson
Hanover PA (Zone 6b)
Garden Photography Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Irises Region: Japan Region: Pennsylvania
Too funny that BOTH of you got picked; even more so that Dave got picked first! Very amusing.
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Jul 6, 2015 12:27 PM CST

Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Forum moderator
Region: Florida Cat Lover Garden Sages Cactus and Succulents Tropicals Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle
Well, that was fun!! Thumbs up Big Grin especially since I was an 'after thought' LOL

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Jul 6, 2015 1:51 PM CST
Garden.org Admin
Name: Trish
Grapevine, TX (Zone 8a)
I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar Charter ATP Member Region: Texas Roses Herbs Vegetable Grower
Composter Canning and food preservation Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle Organic Gardener Forum moderator Hummingbirder
Not an afterthought. Rather a recount Lovey dubby
NGA COO, Wife, Mom, and do-er of many fun things.
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Jul 6, 2015 1:57 PM CST
Name: Ginger
Fountain, Florida (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Plays in the sandbox Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Region: Gulf Coast Tip Photographer The WITWIT Badge
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Native Plants and Wildflowers Birds Plumerias Hummingbirder Dog Lover
Misawa77 said:Too funny that BOTH of you got picked; even more so that Dave got picked first! Very amusing.


RATS...my friend is in Tn. so I can't watch the video until she gets home Glare Have I ever said how much I HATE dial-up Rolling my eyes. Rolling on the floor laughing
Each cloud has a silver lineing if only you look for it.
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Jul 6, 2015 2:52 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Region: Ukraine Region: Florida Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Birds Butterflies Bee Lover Hummingbirder Container Gardener Houseplants
Fun! Fun! I'm looking forward to spending my Acorn 's! Hurray!

Happy 4th Anniversary! Lovey dubby
~ I'm an old gal who still loves playing in the dirt!
~ Playing in the dirt is my therapy ... and I'm in therapy a lot!


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Jul 6, 2015 3:07 PM CST
Name: Kurt Nehrbass
Buffalo, NY (Zone 5b)
A weed is only a misplaced wildflow
Amaryllis Plumerias Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Orchids Region: New York Foliage Fan
Ferns Container Gardener Cactus and Succulents Birds Aroids Tropicals
I am so very surprised, that I won. I never thought I would and I appreciate it very much. Thanks to everyone one of you.

Happy 4th Anniversary!! Hurray!

Yup Here is to another 4 years and maybe even more. Thank You!
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Jul 6, 2015 3:43 PM CST
Name: tk
(Zone 8b)

Tomato Heads Avid Green Pages Reviewer
uh, @dave, I think that must have been my name you dropped at your feet in the video. Rolling on the floor laughing
Actually, I kept wondering if you would notice it, and was it one of those you dropped on the floor, and missed when you picked them up?
Congrats to all the winners, I LOVE ATP Hurray!
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Jul 6, 2015 3:45 PM CST
Name: Linda
Tucson, Arizona
Morning Glories Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: United States of America Amaryllis Hummingbirder
Region: Southwest Gardening Echinacea Roses Birds Seed Starter Plumerias
Loved the video and congratulations to all the winners! Big Grin
" And the Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden" Genesis 2:8
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Jul 6, 2015 3:47 PM CST
Name: Lisa Klette
Dayton, KY (Zone 6a)
Region: Kentucky Sempervivums Lilies Irises Hostas Garden Art
Daylilies Dahlias Plant and/or Seed Trader Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Hurray! Congrats to winners! Hurray!
But aren't we all....we got ATP! nodding
Love what you teach and teach what you love!
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Jul 6, 2015 3:49 PM CST
Name: Catmint/Robin
PNW WA half hour south of Olym (Zone 8a)
Region: Pacific Northwest Region: Mid-Atlantic Region: Maryland Butterflies Bee Lover Native Plants and Wildflowers
Echinacea Azaleas Forum moderator Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015
plantladylin said:Fun! Fun! I'm looking forward to spending my Acorn 's! Hurray!

Happy 4th Anniversary! Lovey dubby


I agree I agree Thank You!
Here's to another 4 years! Lovey dubby
"One of the pleasures of being a gardener comes from the enjoyment you get looking at other people's yards”
― Thalassa Cruso
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Jul 6, 2015 3:53 PM CST
Garden.org Admin
Name: Trish
Grapevine, TX (Zone 8a)
I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar Charter ATP Member Region: Texas Roses Herbs Vegetable Grower
Composter Canning and food preservation Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle Organic Gardener Forum moderator Hummingbirder
texaskitty111 said:uh, @dave, I think that must have been my name you dropped at your feet in the video. Rolling on the floor laughing
Actually, I kept wondering if you would notice it, and was it one of those you dropped on the floor, and missed when you picked them up?
Congrats to all the winners, I LOVE ATP Hurray!


That's his sock Big Grin I thought the same thing at first, and double checked before he got started to make sure he got them all Thumbs up
NGA COO, Wife, Mom, and do-er of many fun things.
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Jul 6, 2015 5:14 PM CST
Name: Gigi Adenium
Florida (Zone 9b)
Adeniums Roses Plumerias Orchids Miniature Gardening Hibiscus
Region: Florida Container Gardener Garden Photography Cactus and Succulents Butterflies Garden Ideas: Level 1
Yaaaay! I never win in any raffles @dave, @trish and kiddos and the anonymous donors. thank you so much! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray!
©by Gigi Plumeria "Gardening is my favorite pastime. I grow whatever plant that catches my attention." Plumeria Photos http://www.flickr.com/groups/c... plant photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/g...
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Jul 6, 2015 5:30 PM CST
Name: Marilyn
Kentucky (Zone 6a)
Laughter is the Best Medicine!
Region: United States of America Rabbit Keeper Hummingbirder Salvias Charter ATP Member Birds
Echinacea Butterflies Tender Perennials Bee Lover Container Gardener Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Congrats to the lucky winners and a big thanks to the donors! I tip my hat to you. Thank You! That was very nice and generous of ya! Green Grin!
Welcome to the Agastache and Salvias Forum!

Hummingbirds are beautiful flying jewels in the garden!


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Jul 6, 2015 5:36 PM CST
Name: Catmint/Robin
PNW WA half hour south of Olym (Zone 8a)
Region: Pacific Northwest Region: Mid-Atlantic Region: Maryland Butterflies Bee Lover Native Plants and Wildflowers
Echinacea Azaleas Forum moderator Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Marilyn said:Congrats to the lucky winners and a big thanks to the donors! I tip my hat to you. Thank You! That was very nice and generous of ya! Green Grin!


I agree Yes, thanks to the donors!! Thank You! Thumbs up
"One of the pleasures of being a gardener comes from the enjoyment you get looking at other people's yards”
― Thalassa Cruso
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Jul 6, 2015 5:48 PM CST
Name: ursula
Chile (Zone 9b)
Congratulations to all winners!!!!!!
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Jul 6, 2015 6:15 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Region: Ukraine Region: Florida Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Birds Butterflies Bee Lover Hummingbirder Container Gardener Houseplants
*Blush* I forgot to say thank you to the generous Acorn donors! Y'all are so sweet! Thank You! Lovey dubby
~ I'm an old gal who still loves playing in the dirt!
~ Playing in the dirt is my therapy ... and I'm in therapy a lot!


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Jul 6, 2015 7:25 PM CST
Name: Linda
Carmel, IN (Zone 5b)
Forum moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Charter ATP Member Region: Indiana Dog Lover Container Gardener
Seed Starter Herbs Vegetable Grower Cut Flowers Butterflies Birds
Congratulations to all of the lucky winners! Looking forward to many more anniversaries on ATP. Hurray!

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