Calloway’s Nursery Hosts the Semiannual Perennial Swap

Fort Worth, TX, September 12, 2009 --( On Saturday, Sept. 26, Calloway’s and Cornelius Nursery will host its semiannual Perennial Swap at select locations in the Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston markets.

The Fall Perennial Swap event will allow Texas gardening customers to exchange plants, meet local gardeners and trade gardening tips in the safety of a Calloway’s or Cornelius Nursery location. Participants are welcome to trade snippings, seedlings and rootings. Additionally, there will be hourly drawings between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. for garden gift cards. The event is free to the public, and gardeners can begin networking on the company’s community website, today.

The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 12 (noon) to 2 p.m. at the following garden center locations:

Calloway’s Nursery (Hurst) – 760 Grapevine Hwy., Hurst 76054, 817-581-6361
Calloway’s Nursery (Plano) – 1000 Preston Rd., Plano 75093, 972-964-3084
Cornelius Nursery (Houston) – 1200 N. Dairy Ashford, Houston 77079, 281-493-0550

“Our Spring Perennial Swap was a huge success. At Calloway’s and Cornelius Nursery, we strive to make gardening successful for gardeners in the Texas area,” Kimberly Bird, Vice President of Retail Marketing said. “We anticipate that the Fall Perennial Swap will be just as successful as the April event and hope Texas gardeners have a great time and make great finds!”

Calloway’s and Cornelius Nursery is a 19-store garden center chain serving the Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston markets. The company strives to make gardening fun, easy and successful for customers by offering expert advice from Texas Certified Nursery Professionals; store environments that are educational and easy to shop; weekly gardening clinics that serve both novice and expert gardeners; displays and instructions to aid gardeners with design and color development in their yards; and a product selection of the best plant varieties available. For more information, visit

Calloway's Nursery
Kimberly Bird