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S.T.O.P. Pay It Forward

This is a discussion on S.T.O.P. Pay It Forward within the RVO's OrchidTalk Contest Winners! forums, part of the And the Winner Is... category; It is time to pay-it-forward on John's great Share the Orchid Project (S.T.O.P.) I have ...

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    It is time to pay-it-forward on John's great Share the Orchid Project (S.T.O.P.)

    I have five sets of three plants each--so five winners! The sets are identical, each with a large seedling of each of the following:

    Phal. Maki Watanabe 'Carmela' x Maki Watanabe 'Travis'--a large white with pink blush.
    Phal Amy Louise 'Bright Eyes'--a large white and deep red harlequin clone
    Phal. amabilis 'Olympic Beauty' x self -- this is a gorgeous species with smaller flowers but great cascading spike. Love it.

    These are seedlings I took out of flask last year and were included in my fertilizer experiment. This year when I was breaking up all the compots, I just don't have room for all the individual seedlings--and John's great S.T.O.P immediately came to mind.

    So, here's how it will work. I'll pick 5 winners on Saturday, June 20. Winners will be selected based on nominations--so nominate someone you think deserves to win or who could use a fun package in the mail. (And you can nominate yourself if you would like to.) There is no cost to the winners--just three free plants. I'm sorry that I can only ship to folks in the US. (I really am sorry to all you international folks, but I don't have the permits etc to ship internationally. Send me a PM with your nomination(s).

    Here is a picture of the seedlings themselves--ready for new homes. (You'll notice in the picture I haven't divided all the amabilis compots yet.)

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    I nominate Connie. She loves Phals and I'm sure she likes getting stuff in the mail.

    :-)

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    Gin, that's a wonderful idea!!!

    I second that motion!!

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    Hey guys--you are quick on the keyboard. So that we don't somehow hurt feelings--can we do the actual nominations via PM I am really excited--I hope you are as well.
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    Sarah, this is such a generous thing to do. I hope that whoever wins realizes how wonderful the Spread the Orchids Project (S.T.O.P.) is that John created and how lucky we all are being able to pass good fortune forward.

    And thanks for the nominations, but I would rather see one of our members win. I win every day by getting to hang out with all of you. Thanks for this, Sarah.

    Cheers,
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    very nice of you Sarah!

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    Very generous Sarah!! A big hand to all of you sharers out there

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    sadie! very nice of you.

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    Bump for anyone who hasn't see this yet.

    Get those nominations in folks. Just send a PM to Sadie and tell her who you think deserves such a wonderful gift.

    Thanks again Sarah, for being such a kind, generous soul!!

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