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Re: blue roses? now foxfibre


Verona,
    Try www.foxfibre.com  A little history

betsy
----- Original Message -----
From: "Verona Dunn" <vldunn@widomaker.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, May 31, 2004 12:10 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] blue roses?


> Hi Betsy, Thanks for answeing my e-mail.  It prompted me to look it up
> myself.  The following website is very interesting.  Verona
>
>
http://www.groworganic.com/a/item_SNV1402_OrnamentalColoredCottonseedWalnu.h
tml
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Betsy Kelson" <bkelson@ix.netcom.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, May 31, 2004 10:14 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] blue roses?
>
>
> > Hi Verona,
> >         I have a cotton sweater done in patterns that show off the
beige,
> > brown and green tones of the cotton. I bought it in Nashville, Indiana
at
> > the Winona (sp?) store. The fibers were sold under the name of FoxFibre
> > names for the reseacher Sarah Fox I think.  I goggled on that name a
year
> > ago to find out where I could get more products made from this stuff and
> > found a disturbing article. She was sued or something by the cotton
> growers
> > in New Mexico or something. CAN"T grow colored cotton or something dumb
> like
> > that. SO I could only find where you can buy yarn and not finished
> products.
> >
> > betsy
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Judy L Browning" <judybrowning@lewiston.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Saturday, May 29, 2004 11:34 AM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] blue roses?
> >
> >
> > > Land's End had some cotton products in natural colors. Soft gold,
green
> > and
> > > blue-green as I recall. Some of the mummies found in the Andes were
> > shrouded
> > > in cotton textiles with brilliant natural (not dyed) colors. The cold
> dry
> > > location preserved them. I think I read this in Smithsonian magazine.
> > > Research to duplicate colored cotton was in progress then, 1990 or so.
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Verona Dunn" <vldunn@widomaker.com>
> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 2004 1:10 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] blue roses?
> > >
> > >
> > > > Interesting article.  I remember reading a long time ago that
someone
> > had
> > > > already come up with colored cotton, but I've never seen any and a
lot
> > of
> > > it
> > > > grows here.  It was probably an April Fool joke.  Verona
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
> > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 2004 6:45 AM
> > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] blue roses?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > Always figured it was only a matter of time before someone spliced
a
> > > > > blue gene into a rose--or any of the zillion other plants
[hibiscus,
> > > > > impatiens, caladiums, daylilies...] that do not have a true blue
> among
> > > > > them.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On Tuesday, May 25, 2004, at 10:48 PM, Donna wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > An interesting little news flash.... now how true it is... we
will
> > > have
> > > > > > to see...
> > > > > >
> > > > > > http://snipurl.com/6o5i
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Donna
> > > > > >
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> > > > > Southwest Florida
> > > > > Zone 10
> > > > > 27.0 N, 82.4 W
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