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Re: book - Black Magic and Purple Passion

What with? Pam---mine have NO leaves yet continue to bloom!! Speaking of UK
books I just got Peneope Hobhouse's Plant History --$18. on ebay---$50.00
Sally Ann
----- Original Message -----
From: Pamela J. Evans <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, July 12, 2003 12:37 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] book - Black Magic and Purple Passion

> Lord, our lows are around 78 - 80 degrees this time of year - LOL. Glad
> the high heat has left the upper Midwest - I know Donna was hating it.
> Will cruise through the listings again and look for some of the more
> likely candidates that would hardiest in the most zones for all
> concerned. A bunch of the stuff was tropical (grow under glass - meaning
> in a greenhouse I suppose) and I can't be fooling w/ that stuff. Some
> cool plants though. Hey, they've got so many of their own books, why
> would they want to read ours? I'm sure they think we're all bohemians
> anyway.
> I wish you had time to read too Kitty. I love to read and do so daily,
> even if it's just on the porch during breaks between moving the hose. So
> stay tuned for the abbreviated plant list. Probably this evening
> sometime or in the am after I spray the neighbor's roses. Did mine this
> morning.
> Pam
> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date:  Sat, 12 Jul 2003 08:13:56 -0500
> >Pam,
> >> I find some of their [british] terminology a bit stilted if not
> >So imagine what they think of some of our books!
> >
> >> Nice comprehensive plant listing, though Lord knows how much of that is
> >> available on this side of the Big Pond.
> >Care to share a partial listing - (I know the 1300 plants she covers
> >be too much) - of plants you particularly liked in the book?  Maybe we
> >scout around for some of them.
> >
> >> All in all, an interesting read.
> >I have a bad habit of not reading my books.  I use them as reference
> >than sitting down to read them through.  Many times I've pulled one from
> >shelf to look something up and find myself perusing and wishing I had
> >to actually read it.
> >
> >> It's very warm and very humid so I'm popping in and out when Sugar
> >It's still humid here but, gloriously, high will only be mid-upper 70s.
> >
> >Kitty
> >
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> Kemp TX/zone 8A
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