the date of Spring Fling 2009 Chicago is May 29-31!
Yes, the inaugural committee meeting of the Chicago area garden bloggers took place yesterday at the Morton Arboretum.(Pictured from left are Rosemarie (Rosemarie's Garden), Rachel (On the Shores of Lake Chicago), Linda (Garden Girl) and the person trying pull all this together. Ladies, it was a treat to meet you all finally.)
There are more Chicago garden bloggers who couldn't make it yesterday, which is too bad, as we had a great time sampling free wine, admiring Callicarpa berries, and making fun of Anemone 'Party Dress.' If there are any Chicago area garden bloggers who have not been contacted by any of us yet, please do not feel left out. Leave a comment here with your email address and we'll contact you. We want to include everybody in the planning of Spring Fling.
Those of you who do not live in Chicagoland, but have ideas for the next Spring Fling, please don't hesitate to offer them. The Chicagoland garden bloggers may be hosting this event, but Spring Fling is for all the garden bloggers. We want to make this the best Spring Fling so far (which is a tall order, as Austin did such a great job). Make our job easier by telling us what you want, and for those of you who attended Spring Fling 2008, tell us what you liked about the last Spring Fling and what you think could be improved.
I think I'm ready to take the keys to the Spring Fling blog, so stayed tuned for when that's up and running. I'm getting excited already!