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04 January, 2004 gallery additions

Hi everybody,

It's been a while since the last gallery update — over seven months! I've started scanning my slides again and will try to continue the bi-weekly updates that we enjoyed until I disappeared for a while.

There are a number of reasons for my absence. The first is that I upgraded my monitor to an LCD flat-panel. Changing the drivers confused Windows so horribly that the system actually wouldn't boot any more, so I had to do a reinstall. Then the scanner wouldn't work, and when I finally got things back to working condition the colors were all messed up! I'm pretty sure that I have it fixed now, but let me know if you think the colors aren't right in the new pictures. If only my scanner worked with my laptop running Linux.

But the biggest reason for my absence was a lack of time and money. hort.net has traditionally been financed by Mallorn Computing, but last years available funds were lean at best. I ended up having to finance significant parts of hort.net out of my own pocket and it wasn't fun any more.

Hopefully this year will be better, but we're also soliciting donations to keep hort.net running. If you've found hort.net to be useful at all, please consider donating by sending a check to

    hort.net fund drive
    c/o Mallorn Computing
    702 W Vermont
    Urbana IL 61801

There is more information about the fund-raising process and options at


    http://www.hort.net/funds/

Thanks, and have a great New Year!

Christopher Lindsey, gallery maintainer




Acer ginnala (Amur maple):
  • Acer ginnala fall color 
Cercidiphyllum japonicum (Katsuratree):
  • Cercidiphyllum japonicum fall color Cercidiphyllum japonicum bark 
Cornus alba 'Alleman's Compact' (Alleman's Compact Tatarian dogwood):
  • Cornus alba 'Alleman's Compact' habit 
Cornus kousa 'Goldstar' (Goldstar kousa dogwood):
  • Cornus kousa 'Goldstar' fall color Cornus kousa 'Goldstar' fall color 
Cornus kousa 'Milky Way' (Milky Way kousa dogwood):
  • Cornus kousa 'Milky Way' fall color 
Crataegus viridis 'Winter King' (Winter King green hawthorn):
  • Crataegus viridis 'Winter King' habit Crataegus viridis 'Winter King' fruit Crataegus viridis 'Winter King' bark 
Enkianthus perulatus (White enkianthus):
  • Enkianthus perulatus fall color 
Eupatorium capillifolium 'Elegant Feather' (Elegant Feather dog fennel):
  • Eupatorium capillifolium 'Elegant Feather' habit 
Ilex opaca 'Cheerful' (Cheerful American holly):
  • Ilex opaca 'Cheerful' habit Ilex opaca 'Cheerful' fruit Ilex opaca 'Cheerful' fruit 
Ilex x 'Carolina Cardinal' (Carolina Cardinal holly):
  • Ilex x 'Carolina Cardinal' fruit 
Ilex x aquipernyi 'San Jose' (San Jose Aquipern holly):
  • Ilex x aquipernyi 'San Jose' fruit 
Lonicera x purpusii (Winter honeysuckle):
  • Lonicera x purpusii fruit 
Quercus ellipsoidalis (Hill's oak):
  • Quercus ellipsoidalis habit Quercus ellipsoidalis fall color 
Viburnum nudum (Smooth witherod viburnum):
  • Viburnum nudum fall color 




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