Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Notes to self for 2012

                                       PRE SALE

  • :Jan 2012 Start seeds/plugs for hangers,winter sow 2013 perennials
  • Send letters for donations
  • ,Feb Start Herbs,
  • follow up calls
  • March Start Toms and peppers
  •  Arrange potting party better with warehouse ... save the date... April 15th.. Sunday before Patriots day)
  •  Going to need to extend sale hours (to match store opening and closer to closing allowing us to get in on 2 very large waves of people. Add more days week of Memorial day
  • Hang the banner in the STORE in March/April advertizing sale
 For sale:
MUST have visible price list
MUST do bench cards
Plants people asked most for :Mint,Basil,Lilly of valley,rosemary,thyme,geraniums.hangers,Rose bushes  (Keep basil under LIGHTS longer or bring back in underlights
Need more Volunteers and more Costco Employees to get involved.
"adopt" local garden club( Avon,Stoughton.Brockton,holbrook,Randolph,canton,Easton,Sharon,Quincy) Get marketers to focus on hort related groups for member drive.
Find way to collect email address
incorporate as a lic charity

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