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Re: Plant Labels


In a message dated 5/28/03 9:09:40 AM, kmrsy@earthlink.net writes:

<< 
Plant tags have limited info on them for a reason. First, small tags
cost less. But recently I've been seeing HUGE tags in a lot of pots, but
not much more info. >>

Kitty, working in a greenhouse, I dislike the larger labels. These usually do 
not provide much more information but larger photo which many times is not 
true to color.  The larger labels get knocked out of the containers more easily 
and when the plants are first planted the larger label may block air 
circulation and/or light.  When I give a class or program I encourage gardeners to read 
the labels which provides great information.  In many cases will even give 
plant combinations.  I think you will find shoppers do not use the labels.
    Ceres

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