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Maggi Young

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« Last Edit: May 15, 2017, 06:21:53 PM by Maggi Young »
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Re: Third Czech International Rock Garden Conference -May 2017
« Reply #181 on: May 15, 2017, 10:03:56 PM »
Blog post from Panayoti Kelaidis about Vojtech Holubec -
http://prairiebreak.blogspot.co.uk/2017/05/serious-maniac-vojtech-holubec.html
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Re: Third Czech International Rock Garden Conference -May 2017
« Reply #182 on: May 16, 2017, 06:52:10 PM »
Well, it's time to say many thanks to all who have been posting pictures/videos from the Conference for the enjoyment of the ones at home :)
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Re: Third Czech International Rock Garden Conference -May 2017
« Reply #183 on: May 17, 2017, 01:15:33 PM »
I arrived home from Pruhonice yesterday exhausted and completely rocked-out!  It was my first International Conference, and any worries I had about going were immediately banished by the wonderful welcome from both the Czech organisers and all the other attendees.  The international mix of participants were universally welcoming and everyone was determined to have a good time.

My grateful thanks and congratulations go to the Czech organisers for a splendid event.  I would also like to thank the owners of the 8 gardens we visited.  It is a huge thing to entertain three complete busloads of Rockers, one after the other, into their private gardens during the course of just one day.
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Re: Third Czech International Rock Garden Conference -May 2017
« Reply #184 on: May 17, 2017, 06:44:06 PM »
John and I couldn't attend this year, due to some fairly, serious health problems with John, after getting rear ended on his bicycle by a car. I was so disappointed, especially, not being able to get Daphnes from Herman, and Saxifrages from Karel Lang.  I would have loved to see the follow up of Jiri's tufa tunnel. 

Please post photos of your new plants.  Would love to savor them with you.  Cecile and John

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Re: Third Czech International Rock Garden Conference -May 2017
« Reply #185 on: May 18, 2017, 05:18:11 PM »
Just want to thank everyone for all the hard work that made such a wonderful holiday for me . The weather was perfect not sure how they managed this . It was lovely to catch up with everyone again and meet new folks . Just can't wait till the next conference.

As Richard said it was amazing what the Czech organisers did for us . Everything was thought out and nothing was to much trouble. Even organising boxes and posting our plants . My box arrived this morning making me so happy  :)  :)

The gardens that we visited were so lovely , everyone different . We are so lucky to be members of the SRGC without this I wouldn't have met so many gardeners from all over the world.

Thanks everyone for the fun time and even though I don't want to wish my life away I can't wait till the next time .
Take care folks and happy gardening .
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Re: Third Czech International Rock Garden Conference -May 2017
« Reply #186 on: May 18, 2017, 08:01:19 PM »
Great to see all those pictures Maggi - a lot I haven't seen on Facebook. Really envious of all those at the Conference this year - need to work on some nursery and garden help by the time it comes round again...
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Re: Third Czech International Rock Garden Conference -May 2017
« Reply #187 on: May 19, 2017, 07:34:31 PM »
From the Czech organising team :
3rd Czech International Rock Garden Conference in Prague 10-15th May 2017


We would like to again thank you all for being the best participants we could have wished! :)

Now we are collecting all pictures to share them with you to keep them as a great reminder of the conference.

There are 3 ways how you can share your pictures with us:
1) Use - https://wetransfer.com/ and transfer them to email: conference@czrgs.cz

2) Send them directly to email: conference@czrgs.cz

3) Send them to this page as a message.

Thanks a lot for your help.

Have a great weekend.
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Re: Third Czech International Rock Garden Conference -May 2017
« Reply #188 on: May 30, 2017, 04:09:26 PM »
Better late than never ;)

Here are some pictures from a fantastic Third Czech International Rock Garden Conference  8)







I agree with everyone who has thanked for a great arangement! I loved everything with the conference except that I broke a toe. Special thanks to the committee and all the garden owners!



Thank you!
Marit

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Re: Third Czech International Rock Garden Conference -May 2017
« Reply #189 on: May 30, 2017, 04:11:33 PM »
Poor Marit! I heard about your broken toe -  but I also heard it did not seem to stop you from enjoying yourself! 

Hope Stig survived without you!  M x
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Re: Third Czech International Rock Garden Conference -May 2017
« Reply #190 on: May 30, 2017, 04:13:10 PM »
Some more pictures!









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Re: Third Czech International Rock Garden Conference -May 2017
« Reply #191 on: May 30, 2017, 04:16:26 PM »
It was just making the best of it! It was so much fun that I forgot it completely ;D

M

Poor Marit! I heard about your broken toe -  but I also heard it did not seem to stop you from enjoying yourself! 

Hope Stig survived without you!  M x

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Re: Third Czech International Rock Garden Conference -May 2017
« Reply #192 on: May 30, 2017, 04:19:24 PM »
Some more pictures :)









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Re: Third Czech International Rock Garden Conference -May 2017
« Reply #193 on: May 30, 2017, 04:28:00 PM »
And the last ;)










On my blog you will find a post with more pictures, today or tomorrow. It is in Norwegian but you can find google translate up in the right hand corner.

Marit

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Re: Third Czech International Rock Garden Conference -May 2017
« Reply #194 on: May 30, 2017, 04:57:49 PM »
Look at all these happy people!  Does my heart good to see them!
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