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Re: new format for books


For IDing a plant Armitage's Interactive cd might be pretty good, because he
offers ID ability through a selection of keys.
I have 2 copies of botanica on CD - one each at home and work. Comes in
handy.  The new Flora just released by Timber has a CD.  I asked them but
they don't know what's on it.  They just assume it's like Botanica.

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2003 3:59 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] new format for books


> Donna, I'm assuming everyone is out weeding, watering, mulching, etc.
> (Yesterday was one of the few dry days we've had.  Storms are expected
this
> afternoon courtesy of our hottest day of the year today and the latest
cold
> front to move through.)
>
> Past experience buying disk's with plant info was not positive.  I'd be
very
> interested in knowing which books have gone to CD and how folks like them
in
> the PC format.  Oddly enough, I took Hortus Third and "The Plant Book" in
to
> work with me yesterday to try to ID a plant for someone.  I had to make 3
> trips to get my files, the books and a birthday bouquet through the door!
> LOL!  A set of CD's would have cut my number of trips!
>
> Blessings,
>
> Bonnie
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf
> Of Donna
> Sent: Wednesday, August 20, 2003 11:06 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: [CHAT] new format for books
>
> Well either this group is down for the count or no one has anything to
> say... so! :)
>
> Concerning those large reference books we all have. Noticing more are
> going to a cd or dvd type format. Anyone buying these? They obviously
> take up much less space in our homes, but are they as thorough?
>
> Of course, if a particular one is exceptional, I would love to hear
> about it. BUT, these messages are archived, so if you are not happy with
> the content of one, I would not really post that fact either. I am
> guessing that a no comment would also state something too...
>
> Confused! Yep, me too and I wrote it! :)
>
> Donna
>
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