The March 2018 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!: First raffle of the new year...first acorn give-a-way for the first raffle!

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The March 2018 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!

By dave
March 9, 2018

We know Spring has arrived (or is arriving) because we get to announce the first raffle of the year! Enjoy!

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Name: Rob Duval
Mason, New Hampshire (Zone 5b)
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robertduval14
Mar 9, 2018 8:29 AM CST

Plants Admin

The first 10 people to respond to this thread will each receive 25 scorns from me to help them purchase extra tickets.


Good luck all!
Name: Amanda
KC metro area, Missouri (Zone 6a)
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pepper23
Mar 9, 2018 8:46 AM CST
Thanks Rob!! Spring Fever is kicking in big time here!!
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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crawgarden
Mar 9, 2018 8:51 AM CST
Ready for the March NARR, it has been a long winter. The March NARR must mean it's officially Spring!
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Name: Rick Moses
Derwood, MD (Zone 7b)
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RickM
Mar 9, 2018 9:39 AM CST
I have my eye on that galvanized raised bed. With our 'soil' being rock and clay, raised beds make it a whole lot easier to have a garden.

Question for @Dave ... Do you if it's the 34x34 or the 62x43 ?

Thanks Rob & Dave
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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Mar 9, 2018 9:41 AM CST

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I'll find out, Rick.
Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
North Fl. (Zone 8b)
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flaflwrgrl
Mar 9, 2018 10:00 AM CST
How generous Rob!
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Name: Sue Taylor
Northumberland, UK
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kniphofia
Mar 9, 2018 10:00 AM CST
I can't use acorns as I live outside the US and a lot of the raffle prizes are unable to be sent abroad, so as I have hundreds of acorns if anyone wants some let me know!

I'll still buy some tickets but will donate the prize if I win.
Name: Karen
New Mexico (Zone 7b)
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plantmanager
Mar 9, 2018 10:08 AM CST
I've got my eye on that raised bed! I've had wooden ones, but galvanized would be much better!
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Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
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NJBob
Mar 9, 2018 11:10 AM CST
First raffle of the year, must mean Spring is almost here.
Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
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piksihk
Mar 9, 2018 12:37 PM CST
So generous Rob and Sue.
Thanks Dave for the first raffle of 2018.
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‭‭Mark‬ ‭10:45‬ ‭
Cleveland, Ohio (Zone 5b)
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Lucichar
Mar 9, 2018 12:50 PM CST
This sounds very exciting! I am new at this. I bought two tickets.
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UndertheSun
Mar 9, 2018 1:20 PM CST
It's always fun to watch the kids pick out the winners. Maybe this will be the year I finally win something. Crossing Fingers! Hilarious!
Name: Nyx
Washington (Zone 8a)
NyxOfTheFallen
Mar 9, 2018 2:32 PM CST
This will be the first raffle I'm in but I'm really excited!
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pinkiris
Mar 9, 2018 2:45 PM CST
super exciting!
Name: Rob Duval
Mason, New Hampshire (Zone 5b)
Peppers Region: New Hampshire Vegetable Grower Daylilies Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Garden Ideas: Level 1
Tomato Heads Annuals Hostas Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Spiders! Dog Lover
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robertduval14
Mar 9, 2018 8:07 PM CST

Plants Admin

250 acorns have been sent out. Good luck to everyone!
Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
North Fl. (Zone 8b)
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flaflwrgrl
Mar 9, 2018 9:31 PM CST
Thank you Rob! Thank You!
A nation mourns its fallen soldiers, who paid the ultimate price for our freedom. And Junior? Well, Junior spies their solemn white graves from the back of his limousine, and he grieves for the inconveniences he overcame for his silver spoons. Quoth the Craven “Nevermore.” ~Walter Shaub~
(Zone 9b)
Region: California
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UndertheSun
Mar 9, 2018 9:36 PM CST
@robertduval14

Thank you Rob! I tip my hat to you. I hope the irises are growing well for you.
Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
In the beginning GOD created ...
Region: Texas Master Gardener: Texas Irises Composter Butterflies Bookworm
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piksihk
Mar 9, 2018 9:43 PM CST
@robertduval14, Thank You! Thank You! Got my tickets!
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‭‭Mark‬ ‭10:45‬ ‭
Name: Joshua
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Zone 10b)
Köppen Climate Zone Cfb
Region: Australia Bookworm Cat Lover Lilies Orchids Irises
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Australis
Mar 9, 2018 9:45 PM CST

Plants Admin

I've also got excess acorns, so the next 10 people who request them (excluding those who previously got them from Rob) will get 25 acorns for raffle tickets.
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(Zone 8b)
ROLL TIDE
Hibiscus Region: Alabama Tropicals Hummingbirder Garden Photography Foliage Fan
Cactus and Succulents Adeniums Dragonflies Daylilies Cat Lover Irises
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pinkiris
Mar 9, 2018 10:34 PM CST
I would love some acorns for raffle tickets Smiling

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