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Re: BRRRRRRRRR/Hort subscr.


Ads make the circulation go 'round. I know a lot of people don't like to
see too many ads. I think they are fine if they are properly positioned.
FG has a policy of sorts that relegates them to the front and back of
the magazine so that they don't interupt articles. Not sure about
Horticulture. Frankly, I appreciated the ads a lot when I first started
gardening. Especially the classifieds. This is how I found several
smaller suppliers that often carry unique items. Not everyone can afford
the full color, full page ads. I do tend to overlook ads more now than I
did. They are just part of the scenery. But if you think the shelf price
of Horticulture is high, imagine what it would be without any ad
revenue.


Kitty

-- "Judy Browning" <judylee@lewiston.com> wrote:
I admit I've revised my opinion a bit after actually reading (as opposed to 
skimming) several of the articles. I enjoyed the articles on Polygonatum and 
atypical roses. Have a few of each on my endless wish list now. I think I 
was put off initially by the many advertisements.
Judy B z 5 Idaho, low was less than 10F, 18F at 9am again. Just noticed the 
foliage onmy C. montana is crisped. It was still green a week ago. Hope this 
doesn't mean I have to wait 2 years for it to bloom again : (
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gene Bush" <genebush@otherside.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, December 08, 2005 4:39 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] BRRRRRRRRR/Hort subscr.


> Judy,
>    I suppose each issue of any gardening magazine depends upon the 
> gardener holding that issue. Now, for me, the issue I just received of 
> Horticulture magazine is a gold mine.... Colston Burrell did an article on 
> new Polygonatum. One, I am a collector of Solomon's seals. Two I have some 
> of Cole's books and like what he has to say. Three, Cole has visited here 
> and I like him as a person as well as his writing.
>    So... other than our name being in the issue, I spend last evening 
> going over Cole's article couple of times. Worth every penny to me.
> Gene E. Bush
> Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
> www.munchkinnursery.com
> genebush@munchkinnursery.com
> Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Judy Browning" <judylee@lewiston.com>
> snip...
>> Kitty, my first issue of Horticulture arrived. I can see why you balk at 
>> paying full price. Nice, but pricey for the content. Nice bit about 
>> Gene's nursery in one of the articles.
>> Judy B z 6 Idaho, 18F at 9am, frost on the car windows, bright sunshine & 
>> still, no wind.
>
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