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Re: Book Help please

OHMYGOSH...I have to look into that. I'm serious. I think black plants are not only beautiful, but a must have in the garden.

Jesse Rene' Bell
Claremore, OK
Zone 6

From: "Kitty Morrissy" <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
To: "Agardenchat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Book Help please
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2003 00:10:32 -0500

The website I included in the previous message actually is her page. Can
you believe this?:
International Black Plant Society
The International Black Plant Society celebrates its 1st anniversary on the
1st of June 2003! Join us at the NEC on NPS19 stand. To join the Society
Click here

Sounds like they're calling your name!


> [Original Message]
> From: Kitty Morrissy <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
> To: Agardenchat <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 6/20/2003 12:04:09 AM
> Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Book Help please
> Jesse,
> I found the issue June 2001 of Plants Magazine. The book by Karen Platt
> titled: Black Magic and Purple Passion - Dark Flowers and Foliage,
> published in 2000. cheapest price I found was $28. Then it was
> republished in early 2003 with a name adjustment: Black Magic and Purple
> Passion - 1,350 Dark Plants, available for $33-40. I think the new one
> have more (1000 more) plants listed, though I couldn't find a page count
> for either to be sure the books are actually different.
> Here are some paraphrased comments from the author in the magazine
> "If there were a national collection of black plants, it would be held by
> me. It's been 7 yrs since the demise of Rainbow's End,(via divorce) my
> beloved nursery which specialized in black plants...One blacklist most
> people want to be on is my list of black seeds for sale...The result of 6
> yrs of research was published in my book which includes 350 dark plants
> with 70 photos."
> The editor includes this:
> Write to Karen at: 35, Longfield Road, Sheffield, S. Yorkshire, S10 1QW,
> England.
> possibly more info at:
> www.seedsearch.demon.co.uk
> Kitty

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