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Re: Daylilies


    Looks as though your local paper is following the trend among
newspapers, Kitty.
    Using the local extension office to get gardening material. They do not
pay for those articles. Doing their best to go around experienced garden
writers, use no-pay or inexperienced low-pay writers. Bean counters rule.
    I do think it is great you are getting a gardening column to read, but
it is a shame they do not want to pay for in-depth quality professionalism
....
    Gene E. Bush
Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
www.munchkinnursery.com
genebush@munchkinnursery.com
Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> Actually, I've considered it.  However, I wrote them a letter about the
> daylilies.  I explained that, it wasn't just the daylilies, but the total
> lack of gardening info, etc.  I received a reply.
>
> "..... also wanted to let you know that there are going to be some changes
> in
> our Home section come September, mainly the inclusion of a garden page.
> The Home section is now under our Business department but will be
> switched to the Features department in the fall. I have heard similar
> complaints from other area gardeners about the stories that are
> published in our newspaper. I can assure you that will change. The page
> will have mainly local content and I will definitely look into
> publishing the Master gardening classes you mentioned........."
>
> Can you imagine gardening being part of the Business section?  No wonder!
> I already was aware that some change was coming.  Our Hort Ed told me he
was
> asked to write 4 feature articles for them.  So I am looking forward to
some
> decent material to go with my morning coffee instead of just political
> stuff.
>
> Kitty

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