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Re: Fall PDN catalogue


I haven't received mine yet, but I'd be willing to guess that ASLA  
represents those that tend to do those "meatball" shaped shrubs.

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Aug 10, 2005, at 6:37 PM, Christopher P. Lindsey wrote:

>> ...is here.  funny artwork about "Gitmo Plant Evaluation Center"  
>> on the
>> cover.
>>
>
> OK, I'm going to sound really dumb, but I don't get it...
>
> I mean, I get the GITMO part and the plant being tortured, but why is
> the ASLA represented as the torturers?  And why is Hortus III being  
> flushed
> down the toilet (although it should be, since it hasn't been updated
> since '76 and Cronquist changed things for the better a decade later
> anyhow, but don't get me started)...
>
> I'm guessing he's saying landscape architects just plant plants to  
> kill
> them and have no concept of taxonomy, but seeing as I hold a  
> Bachelor's
> of Landscape Architecture (that's right, it's called a BLA) I take
> exception to that generalization.  In fact, I hope I *am* an exception
> to that generalization...
>
> Chris
>
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