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Re: Island Jim's clivia in FULL bloom link


tricks of the trade, eh?

Kitty


> [Original Message]
> From: James R. Fisher <garrideb@well.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 3/25/2003 7:35:46 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Island Jim's clivia in FULL bloom link
>
> Theresa- yahoo wrote:
> > What about a ziplock baggie instead of a capsule?  I have those and it
seems
> > like it would be easier to get the pollen in it!
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> To be sure, but it's the getting it back _out_ which I have doubts
> about. I can imagine multiple thumps, squeezes and vibration on the
> way from CA to FL separating pollen grains from anthers leading to
> powdery film within the baggie when it finally arrives. Possibly
> difficult to extract and use. I'll stand by the gelatin capsules :-).
> -jrf
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > Theresa
> > 
> > So Jim- do you want a baggie full of pollen?
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> > Behalf Of James R. Fisher
> > Sent: Monday, March 24, 2003 5:51 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Island Jim's clivia in FULL bloom link
> > 
> > 
> > Theresa- yahoo wrote:
> > 
> >>How on earth does one exchange pollen through the mail?  I will get out
my
> >>paintbrush though!  Thanks.
> > 
> > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > I'd use large gelatin capsules; can be had from a pharmacist.
> > Or me, if you want a handful.
> > And shipped in a Jiffy bag or other well-padded envelope.
> > -jrf
> -- 
> Jim Fisher
> Vienna, Virginia USA
> 38.9 N 77.2 W
> USDA Zone 7
> Max. 105 F [40 C], Min. 5 F [-15 C]
>
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