Thanks, Mike

Discussion in 'THE CROTON SOCIETY' started by fawnridge, May 15, 2011.

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  1. fawnridge

    fawnridge Well-Known Member

    Western Boca Raton
    Great times at the meeting/auction yesterday. If you missed it, you missed one of the most amazing private enclaves in South Florida. Randy, where are the pictures?
  2. Moose

    Moose Esteemed Member

    Coral Gables, FL Zone 10b
    Yah Randy, we need pictures. :) Ryan will probably not get to it right away. He took 400 pictures and needs to sort them out. :(

    Mike was truly an exceptional host.

    There were many who stepped up to the plate that made this event so fun. Thanks also to Greg, Didi, Judy & Jim Glock, Carol Graff, Connie Hoerstgen, Andrea & Jeff Searle, Rob, Ryan and the multitudes that donated an amazing array of cultivars for the auction.

    I lost count as to how many donated plants there were. My aching back this morning tells me it was well over 150. What a venue for an auction. Wonderful background music floating on cool breezes under a massive shady Banyan tree adjacent to the large pond.

    The breakfast and lunch were first rate. I believe a few attendees may have put on a pound or two on after that feast, including myself.

    Mike - thank you again for allowing us to visit your superb garden ! :cool:
  3. Moose

    Moose Esteemed Member

    Coral Gables, FL Zone 10b
    I forgot about taking this picture, found it on my SD card this am. Although I had my camera with me all day, this is the one and only shot I took. This was the early crowd with two large Rheedii #1 seen in the background.

    What is our very own Judy choking on? :eek: Was the croton B.S. already starting? LOL :p

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  4. Marie Nock

    Marie Nock Well-Known Member

    Mike, thanks for sharing your glorious paradise. Ron, thank you for your ongoing energy in organizing an outstanding event. Although I arrived late, I thoroughly enjoyed seeing everyone.
  5. waykoolplantz

    waykoolplantz Well-Known Member

    It was great being able to host such a passionate group of plant fanatics...meeting and sharing my garden with them.

    A rousing bellow to the Moose...without his efforts this couldnt have happened

    Thanks to Ron...and all who helped and shared
  6. palmisland

    palmisland Well-Known Member

    West Boca Raton 10b
    Mike, Your garden & grounds are magnificent! Thanks for having us.

  7. Jeff Searle

    Jeff Searle Well-Known Member

    South Florida, USA

    The garden has never looked so nice. I paid special notice and to a few details around the garden and would like to say that the property is really becoming one of the best gardens in south Florida. Thank-you for allowing us all to enjoy the day. Thanks also to Ron for taking the time to plan this event, you did a superb job!

  8. TikiRick

    TikiRick Well-Known Member

    Ft. Lauderdale, FL Zone 10b
    Way to go all and to Ron for the organization, Mike for hosting, and all for a great time.

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