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Offline Andrea

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Dr. Gowaty Giveaway
« on: May 18, 2023, 06:02:32 PM »
Wow!!!  Look at what UPS just delivered to my door!

John, thanks so much for the Acciano trees!  They look beautiful. I canít wait to taste a new fig and test it for cold hardiness.

Since you were so generous with me, Iíd like to pay it forward and offer a Dr. Gowaty to whoever guesses closest to the random number generatorís pick between 1 and 1,000.

Winner must have their complete address filled out in the SFF profile, otherwise itíll go to the next-closest guesser.  If you live in an area where youíre not allowed to receive live plants shipped in from Arkansas (hello, California), perhaps this is not the contest for you.

Contest ends at midnight CDT on Sunday, May 21.  Good luck!
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Re: Dr. Gowaty Giveaway
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2023, 06:29:42 PM »
Congratulations Andrea. My Acciano and Dr. Gowarty fig trees are among the fig trees growing from the roots in container. I will pass. Thank you Andrea for paying it forward.
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Re: Dr. Gowaty Giveaway
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2023, 06:56:51 AM »
Andrea, Thanks for running another giveaway for members on the forum.   I'm trying desperately to reduce my collection, so I will sit this one out and give other members a better opportunity to add to theirs.
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Re: Dr. Gowaty Giveaway
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2023, 12:51:16 AM »
Congratulations, Andrea! I hope those trees perform well for you. I don't have a Dr. Gowaty and am very curious about it. But I will give someone else an opportunity to win. Thanks for sharing your treasures.
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Re: Dr. Gowaty Giveaway
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2023, 08:11:55 AM »
Wow,

I work long hours on the weekend and just found out about this give away. I would be interested in the tree if I could still guess.

I guess the number 1
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Re: Dr. Gowaty Giveaway
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2023, 11:37:55 AM »
We have a winner!  Thomas guessed closest to the random number, 688, so I'll be boxing that up and shipping it out today if I can.  Hoping you receive it before the long weekend.  Congratulations! 

Next up, I'll be giving away a Violette de Sollies in June.  Stay tuned.  I'll let that contest run for more than a few days so hopefully more people will have time to check in and guess.
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Re: Dr. Gowaty Giveaway
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2023, 07:14:46 AM »
Congratulations. Thomas. I wish you much success with this new addition .
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Re: Dr. Gowaty Giveaway
« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2023, 08:06:17 PM »
Andrea so nice of you to do the giveaway!!

Thomas congratulations on your new fig tree!!
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Re: Dr. Gowaty Giveaway
« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2023, 07:44:58 AM »
Andrea,

I want to thank you for your understanding and for the opportunity to have a chance to guess a number in the contest.
The tree was delivered in perfect condition!! It is a very beautiful and healthy fig tree!!

Thank you very much
Tom
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Re: Dr. Gowaty Giveaway
« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2023, 03:20:01 PM »
Tom, you're very welcome!  Glad it went to a loving home! I hope it produces figs this first year for you. 
Wish List: The best tasting, cold-hardy, highly productive, non-wasp variety - whether I can pronounce it or not - and another 5 acres to plant figs on.