plant and book swap

Spring Plant and Book Swap is March 24

By Jack Darby Originally published in the November 2018 issue of The Flea

Join us for the 27th installment of the Cherrywood swap on Saturday, March 24 from 9am-noon. As always, we’ll be at the Cherrywood Green (located at E. 34th…

The Essential Guide to Cherrywood Happenings

By Jennifer Potter-Miller Cross-posted from the Nov. 2018 Flea

One of the best things about living in Cherrywood is the sheer number of fun neighborhood events. There are several that happen annually, and we wanted to start off the first Flea…

Imagine Cherrywood Conversation Envisions a Cohesive, Collaborative Neighborhood

Written by Eric Vogt

On April 1, about 20 neighbors gathered at Cherrywood Coffeehouse for Imagine Cherrywood, a conversation about what residents love about Cherrywood and how the neighborhood might accomplish some dreams about Cherrywood’s future. Jennifer Potter-Miller, Communications Chair…

Plant Swap Meets Pi Day

Written by Erika Allbright

This past Saturday was Pi Day, 3.14.15! Coincidentally, the beloved twice-annual Cherrywood Plant and Book Swap was held that very day. The weather was lovely, sunny and pleasant, as neighbors and friends arrived bearing plants and…

Gardeners, Bibliophiles and Math Geeks Gear Up for Spring Cherrywood Plant and Book Swap

The biannual Cherrywood Plant and Book Swap has been going strong for 10 years, and the 21st swap will take place this weekend on Pi Day, 3.14. To commemorate the occasion, neighbors are invited to clean out their garden beds and…

100+ attend 20th Plant and Book Swap

Over 100 neighbors, friends, and lovers of gardening and reading from around town attended the 20th Cherrywood Plant and Book Swap on Saturday, October 18. It was a beautiful fall morning, and there were lots of special guests and activities to…

Cherrywood Plant and Book Swap Turns 20! Saturday, October 18

Written by Jack Darby and Jennifer Potter-Miller

The 20th Cherrywood Plant and Book Swap will take place on Saturday, October 18 from 9 am-12 noon at the Cherrywood Green pocket park on E. 34th St. at Cherrywood Rd.  East Austin…

The Cherrywood Plant and Book Swap Duo Close in on their 20th Event

Written by Jack Darby and Erika Albright (Reposted from the Winter Flea)

How it all began We hosted the first swap—just plants—in 2005. A year before, Elizabeth McMahon had a plant swap on Giles. Elizabeth passed away about a year…

Cherrywood Plant and Book Swap #18

Written by Jack Darby

On Saturday, October 12, we defied the rainy forecast and held our fall plant and book swap. We had a good turn out with people bringing yuccas, aloes, salvias as well as books by Tom Robbins, JFK/Ted…

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