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Re: Re: Book Help please


Will do.  Can't wait to read it!  Thanks again...

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sun, 29 Jun 2003 15:40:03 -0500

>Pam,
>Let the rest of us know what you think.  it sounds like a great book.
>Kitty
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Pamela J. Evans" <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>Sent: Sunday, June 29, 2003 12:27 PM
>Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Book Help please
>
>
>> I just ordered it - couldn't stand it any more!
>> Kitty - thanks for the tip m'dear!  You're a veritable fountain of info!
>>
>> :-D
>>
>>
>>
>> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>> From: "Jesse Bell" <jesserenebell@hotmail.com>
>> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Date:  Fri, 20 Jun 2003 08:54:54 -0500
>>
>> >COOL....well I know what I'm buying next payday.  WOO HOO.
>> >
>> >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: Re: [CHAT] Book Help please
>> >>Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2003 00:12:55 -0500
>> >>
>> >>The newer book is better:
>> >>  Black Magic and Purple Passion new second edition has an amazing 1350
>> >>plant profiles, 300 stunning colour photos and 5 watercolour garden
>> >>designs.
>> >>
>> >>2000 Edition only had 350 plants and 70 pics.
>> >>
>> >>Kitty
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> > [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
>> >>is
>> >> > 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
>> >>may
>> >> > 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
>> >>article:
>> >> > "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
>> >> > Amazing! the things that do, and those that don't, stick in my mind.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > > [Original Message]
>> >> > > From: Jesse Bell <jesserenebell@hotmail.com>
>> >> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> >> > > Date: 6/19/2003 3:41:02 PM
>> >> > > Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Book Help please
>> >> > >
>> >> > > That sounds wonderful.  Thank you Kitty.  Actually, it's the BLACK
>> >>plants
>> >> > > that I am the most interested in.  I have a ton of white ones...but
>> >> > wanted
>> >> > > some dramatic black ones to mix in with them.
>> >> > >
>> >> > > Jesse
>> >> > >
>> >> > >
>> >> > > >From: Kitty <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
>> >> > > >Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> >> > > >To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> >> > > >Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Book Help please
>> >> > > >Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2003 12:38:02 -0500 (EST)
>> >> > > >
>> >> > > >Jesse, I know some of the others have leads for you - good ones.
>But
>> >> > > >reading their messages reminded me that a couple of years ago
>there
>> >>was
>> >> > > >a woman who wrote a book on black plants. I saw the mention of it
>in
>> >> > > >that little quarterly magazine from England, I think called New
>> >>Plants.
>> >> > > >I believe Ceres gets it. I think I still have that issue at home
>and
>> >> > > >will check for it tonight. I didn't think of it before becuase the
>> >>book
>> >> > > >you wanted was on black and white, not just black. but this one
>might
>> >>be
>> >> > > >of use.
>> >> > > >
>> >> > > >
>> >> > > >Kitty
>> >> > > >
>> >> > > >-------Original Message-------
>> >> > > >From: F M Ferrari <fm4re@swbell.net>
>> >> > > >Sent: 06/19/03 10:29 AM
>> >> > > >To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> >> > > >Subject: Re: [CHAT] Book Help please
>> >> > > >
>> >> > > > >
>> >> > > > > Jesse!!! I think I have it at home (I'm at work taking a
>break)!!!
>> >> > Will
>> >> > > >let you know. Black is probably one of my favorite colors! I guess
>> >>it's
>> >> > > >all those years in Catholic schools when nuns wore those black and
>> >>white
>> >> > > >habits. And, yeah, too many old lady Italian relatives wearing
>black
>> >>to
>> >> > > >mourn some other relative who died 50 years ago. I wear so much
>black
>> >>at
>> >> > > >work, they often call me Morticia!
>> >> > > >
>> >> > > >
>> >> > > >So the thought of doing a black and white garden was intriguing to
>> >>me!
>> >> > > >But right now I'm hooked on purple - flowers or especially leaves.
>> >> > > >
>> >> > > >  >
>> >> > > >
>> >> > > >If you have weeds, you don't have enough plants.
>> >> > > >
>> >> > >
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>> Kemp TX/zone 8A
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