February 9, 2018
Spring is Coming!
Before you know it, our greenhouse will be fully stocked and you will be enjoying your pond!  We are just as excited as you are!
Place your Aquatic Plant Early Buy order by March 15th, 2018 and save 10% on orders over $100! Orders placed by March 15th will be ready for pick up on Friday, May 11th, and Saturday, May 12th, 2018. Additional varieties will be available for purchase in our greenhouse. Download and print the form by clicking here to browse our selection.
To place your order simply stop by our office between the hours of 9AM and 4PM Tuesday through Friday, or tally your total on the order form, add 7.25% sales tax and mail it with your check for payment.  If you need help getting a total, just give us a call!
Call us today!
Check Your Emails!

Pond Openings…
All Pond Opening Contracts were sent out this week, so check your email and read it thoroughly.  Please call us if you have any questions!
We will begin scheduling pond openings as soon as the weather allows (April 1st or so…).  When you receive your contract, simply sign and return with your check for payment. Your check will not be deposited until the date of service.  This will secure your spot on our schedule.  Don’t delay – our routing fills up quickly!
2018 Akron Home and Flower Show
Two Weeks from Today!

Please join us at the 2018 Akron Home and Flower Show on Friday, February 23 through Sunday, February 25 at the John S. Knight Center in beautiful downtown Akron!
Akron Home & Flower Show All Under One Roof!
Purchase tickets for the 2018 Akron Home & Flower Show!
Tickets can also be purchased at John S. Knight Center on the days of the event.
The Akron Home and Flower Show returns to the John S. Knight Center to celebrate its 24th year with exciting changes all around. Carter Lumber sponsors our stage once again as we feature Dr. Lori (History Channel) and her entertaining approach to antique appraisal.  Also sharing the stage is nationally known florist, Laura Dowling and of course Outback Ray.
Many local professionals in the fields of Construction & Renovation, Home Décor and Outdoor Living pair well with local trade experts in Kitchen/Bath, HVAC, Windows/Doors-just to name a few.
While attending don’t forget to visit the Market Merchants and the featured Garden to Table experience.
No matter what the day, the inside will transform to a wonderful oasis from the winter cold.
Fun Fact
As a child, Hannah Simpson got angry when her parents told her she couldn’t have a pony, so she started riding a cow instead.  With no formal training, she taught her pet cow, Lilac, to jump, climb over fallen trees, and most importantly, not to buck her off.
On This Day in History
February 7, 1812 – 8.2 magnitude earthquake shakes New Madrid, Missouri
“The third principal earthquake of the 1811-1812 series.  Several destructive shocks occurred on February 7, the last of which equaled or surpassed the magnitude of any previous event.  The town of New Madrid was destroyed.  At St. Louis, many houses were damaged severely and their chimneys were thrown down.  The meizoseismal area was characterized by general ground warping, ejections, fissuring, severe landslides, and caving of stream banks.”

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