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Re: Bulb prices

Hello Kitty,
    Perhaps, in all fairness, the ones bidding are simply not as
knowledgeable as you. You take your extensive gardening and garden-related
shopping for granted. you have quite a few years experience and focused
activity... does not sound like the bidders do. There is also that element
of a bidding war that someone has let themselves be sucked into and can not
let go.....
    Meanwhile... ho ho ho to all..
    Gene E. Bush
Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
----- Original Message -----
> I've been browsing ebay a bit, (the auction on my sister's birthday gift
> closes tomorow and I want to be ready to sneak in at the last minute
> with the winning bid!)and decided to see what bulbs were available. I
> saw something that really floored me. Oxalis adenophylla, a darling
> little hardy Oxalis that I've grown in the past and bought to sell at
> our recent MG bulb sale was being offered. This person was offering ONE
> bulb for $4.50 and 5 people had bid it up already to $8.01 with the
> possibility of going higher. Van Engelen sells these bulbs for 50 bulbs
> for $7.69. Maybe they are a bit smaller than the one being auctioned,
> but VE's are topsize, meaning flowering size. Don't these people
> research anything before bidding?
> Kitty

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