Generations of Volunteers in the Historic Town of Dillsboro, NC

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Real Estate Broker Owner with MoonDancer Realty, Dillsboro,NC NC# 218097
Shirley's Volunteers copyright 2012 Mona Gersky
 
 
 
 
 
 
Many of the buildings in the historic Town of Dillsboro, NC have flower boxes on the front. 
 
 
 
For generations, merchants have been planting pansies in the boxes to brighten the town up.  Shirley's Boutique in Cannon's Corner...at the corner of Church Street and Front Street is no exception. 
 
 
 
Over the 30 or so years she's been there, Shirley has been planting pansies and every year like clockwork the little volunteers pop up at the base of her building.
 
 
It's a nice notion to think that these volunteers are descendents of
pansies past ;-D
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Wayne Martin
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Mona, just a little extra touch makes so much difference! Enjoy your day!

October 20, 2012 05:35 AM
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Richard Weisser
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Hi Mona...

I love volunteer plants. I have two butterfly bushes in pots right now (and I need to get them planted) that are volunteers. One is HUGE. I'll have to write about it!

October 20, 2012 05:40 AM
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Mona Gersky
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Good Morning Wayne, there are volunteers all over Dillsboro.  I love it.

Hi Richard, don't you think photos of volunteers might make for an interesting contest?  Not for me to spearhead you understand, lol.  Yes, you absolutely should write about it and I'm hoping for one of your great poems.

October 20, 2012 05:54 AM
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Clint Mckie
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Hi Mona,

Good to see a few volunteers at work. Better when they look really good too.

Thanks for sharing the shots.

Have a great day in Dillsboro.

Best, Clint McKie

October 20, 2012 06:37 AM
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Hi Clint, this type of volunteer is never in short supply in Dillsboro, lol.

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