Just a reminder that plant orders are due today.  If you plan to place an
order please get it to me before 5 today.  Lewis Farm Nursery has some
plants that he might not be able to guarantee after Nov 1st  such as *begonias,
pentas, and gerberas.  Please be aware if you send your order in late some
items might not be available. *

I have orders from
Jay Murray - Thomson McDuffie Middle
Stacy Highfill - Cross Creek High
CJ Satterfield - Stockbridge
Ronnie Thomas - Houston County HIgh
Ashley Thompson - Upson Lee MIddle
John Hagin - Marion County
Tom Marshall - Portal
Theresa Skinyi - Dutchtown High
Susannah Lanier - Southeast Bulloch
Reicardo Glover - Twiggs County High
Amanda Gibson - Crawford County
Lonnie Giddens - Wheeler County
Heather Brannen - Metter
Doyle Floyd - Bleckley County
Justin Bennett - Mossy Creek Middle
Kasey Jackson - West Laurens

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From: Melissa Riley <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 1:45 PM
Subject: 14-15 Spring Plug Order Form - Due Oct 31
To: [log in to unmask]

Teachers -

Attached you will find the Spring 2015 Plant Order form.  As asked for, we
have simplified the tray sizes and the order form some.

THERE ARE 4 TABS - one for annuals, rooted cuttings, vegetables, and
Please complete the order form, save it to your computer using your school
name - ex: *BonaireMiddle-Spring2015OrderForm* and then email it back to

Please see the information below concerning the order deadline, plant
pickup location options, and plant combination suggestions.

The deadline to place your order is
* Friday, October 31st I realize some of you may be at National Convention
during this week so please turn in your order ahead of time*

*I will send out an email in Jan to set up for pick up location. *
This year we are offering *FIVE* pickup location options:
 Saturday, February 7th in conjunction with State CDEs at Fort Valley State.
Monday, February 9th - There will be 1 centrally located school pick up in
Area 3
Tuesday, February 10th - There will be 1 centrally located school pick up
in Area 4
Wednesday, February 11th in conjunction with the Region Poultry CDE in
or You can pick up directly from the grower in South Houston County.

You will find there are several new items on the list this year that work
great in mixed container baskets (1 or more different plants per
basket/pot) such as:

Scaveola (a cascading flowering plant) mixed with wave petunias
Creeping jenny (a unique lime green plant that spills over containers)
mixed with impatiens or petunias
Canna Lily (dwarf), sweet potato vine, and wave petunias
Creeping jenny, hypoestes, and petunia
Calibrachoa (also known as million bells), sweet potato vine and verbena
Coleus, Verbena, impatiens
Heliotrope, dichondra (petite leaves that spill over pot), vinca
Hollyhock, calibrachoa, hypoestes
Sweet potato vine, portulaca, melampodium
Ornamental fountain grasses, creeping jenny, dichondra

Feel free to call or email - I'd be more than happy to assist you in making
your selections or with any questions you may have.

Melissa Riley
Central Region Ag Education
Horticulture Teacher
1005 State University Drive,  Box 4060
Fort Valley, GA 31030
office - 478-825-6067
cell - 478-973-4071
  fax - 478-825-6980