IOWA Sixth Annual RU 2008

(Zone 5a)

Come on and post your 2008 IA RU pictures here. Please provide names for those you know, too.

I think a good time was had by all and we welcome to come next year in May to Twin Lakes, IA.

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OC, CA & Twin Lakes , IA(Zone 4b)

I counted from my list that Wanda conferred with me on; have not seen a picture yet so we can double check that. I know Rusty and Poho were not in the picture.

This message was edited May 4, 2008 7:33 PM

OC, CA & Twin Lakes , IA(Zone 4b)

We had 55 in attendance; same as last year.

(Zone 5a)

Did you count the 5 taking pictures, too? And the two who came late?
Anyone got a group shot I can put in the first post?

This message was edited May 4, 2008 6:46 PM

OC, CA & Twin Lakes , IA(Zone 4b)

Jeff with his door prize

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kshriver

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OC, CA & Twin Lakes , IA(Zone 4b)

llilyfan got a nice door prize (someone walked in front of the camera as I snapped the pic)

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OC, CA & Twin Lakes , IA(Zone 4b)

merigold won BIG TIME!

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OC, CA & Twin Lakes , IA(Zone 4b)

nannybee with door prize.

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Birmingham, IA(Zone 5a)

Sorry...I think that's me that walked in front of you. Looks like my blond hair and lavendar jacket. But it's the best pic of me I've seen in a long time! heehee

OC, CA & Twin Lakes , IA(Zone 4b)

Oops! it was DH's door prize.

(and these are the only pics I took; hope someone else comes along with more!) It was a great gathering!

OC, CA & Twin Lakes , IA(Zone 4b)

LOL! We were so busy fighting the wind, we were lucky we could walk at all. I'll get a better pic of you next year!

Waterloo, IA(Zone 4b)

Look its Sylvia rearranging her carry on bag!!!!

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Waterloo, IA(Zone 4b)

Door prizes for everyone!

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Greenwood, IN(Zone 5b)

Oh no the pictures are coming! LOL

Greenwood, IN(Zone 5b)

This is how many of us felt when it was over ^_^

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Waterloo, IA(Zone 4b)

A few of the swap plants.

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Waterloo, IA(Zone 4b)

A few more.

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Waterloo, IA(Zone 4b)

Starting Saturday off with a cool, damp and totally amazing tour of zonedenial's ( Don & Liz) beautiful woodland paradise.

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Lewisville, MN(Zone 4a)

OK. all edited & ready to go.
I arrived at Wanda's Friday night, & this is the first thing I saw.


Bernie

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Lewisville, MN(Zone 4a)

Opposite side of her house.

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Lewisville, MN(Zone 4a)

Some of the crowd checking out Wanda's yard.

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Lewisville, MN(Zone 4a)

One of many cool items in her gardens.

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Lewisville, MN(Zone 4a)

Of course we must eat at a Round Up function.
Maxine & DH Archie on the left.
randbponder, Russ & Barb at the table, our host Wanda in the kitchen.

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Lewisville, MN(Zone 4a)

The garage was busy, too.
Far table, guy in red shirt is Steve from Fort Worth, TX.
On end is Llilyfan, Sue, looking up at Mr. Moby, Dave.
Near table, red checked shirt is dax080, Becki. Next to her is Alwaysweeding, Colette. With their backs to garage door are LarryR & DW Wilma from South Amana, IA.

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Lewisville, MN(Zone 4a)

Arriving at the park Saturday morning. A couple of DG'ers getting their swap plants set out.

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Lewisville, MN(Zone 4a)

Plants everywhere!

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Lewisville, MN(Zone 4a)

More.

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Lewisville, MN(Zone 4a)

Some of the door prizes, more came in later.

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Lewisville, MN(Zone 4a)

This table was gently used things for swap. More plants on the far end.

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Lewisville, MN(Zone 4a)

Of course we must have food!

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Lewisville, MN(Zone 4a)

Someone hollered EAT!

Little girl in front is Mackinzie, she belongs to cuckoo4rblackbe, standing on left.
Under the yellow hat is zonedeniel, Don, waiting for him is randbponder, Russ.
The gal all dressed for winter is Lilyfan, Sue.

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Lewisville, MN(Zone 4a)

All done eating, group is gathered for door prize drawing.
Gal in bright pink was in charge, (Sorry, don't know her name.)

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Lewisville, MN(Zone 4a)

Here's a close-up. Wanda behind her.

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Lisbon, IA(Zone 5a)

That is Kristi aka Mystery Poodle. :)

Greenwood, IN(Zone 5b)

Here are Moby (Mary) and Magnolialover (Tracey)

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Lewisville, MN(Zone 4a)

Couple more ID's.
On left Linda.
On right, guy with soda is NannyB's DH.
Cuckoo4blackbe with his kids in front of him.

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Greenwood, IN(Zone 5b)

Prizes being awarded

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Lewisville, MN(Zone 4a)

Packing up the plants after swap.

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Greenwood, IN(Zone 5b)

A shot of the group milling around

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