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Re: Weather


Jim, since I don't grow food, I tend to forget about that.  Yes, it would be
pretty silly to use botanical names for most food crops.  But when it comes
to ornamentals, botanical names really help.
Kitty
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, April 19, 2005 4:20 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Weather


> And plants where the botanical name has become irrelevant with the
> abundance of variety names, as with tomatoes.
>
> On Apr 18, 2005, at 9:33 PM, Cathy Carpenter wrote:
>
> > As far as I'm concerned, common names are too confusing. The only
> > plants I address by their common names are "weeds"!
> > Cathy
> > On Monday, April 18, 2005, at 06:07 PM, Zemuly Sanders wrote:
> >
> >> Good grief! What an ignorant bunch.  I don't blame Debbie for
> >> quitting.  I'd have done the same thing.  Our MG group is also
> >> terrible about using botanical names when discussing plants because
> >> they think they are too confusing, but they don't get as carried away
> >> as Debbie's ex-group.
> >> zem
> >
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> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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