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RE: varieties and clueless people


I'll have to second your "duh". Haven't these clowns ever heard of a
marvelous invention called the produce section of the grocery store??

oy.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Theresa- yahoo" <tchessie@yahoo.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Wed, 8 Oct 2003 19:23:18 -0700

>Yep-  I love it when I'm at the farmers market and ask what kind of peaches,
>or pears or whatever are being sold and inevitably someone has this
>astounded look on their face when I get an answer.  I've had more than one
>experience in which someone nearby then asks something like- "are there lots
>of different kinds of peaches?"
>To me is like someone asking " are there lots of different shades of blue?"
>
>Duh.
>
>Theresa
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
>Behalf Of Pamela J. Evans
>Sent: Wednesday, October 08, 2003 12:48 PM
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Subject: RE: [CHAT] was plant sale now trees
>
>
>I am astounded people don't realize there are different kinds of tomatoes.
>help.
>
>---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>From: "Theresa- yahoo" <tchessie@yahoo.com>
>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Date:  Tue, 7 Oct 2003 20:33:46 -0700
>
>>OOOH, oooh, I know that answer to this one!!  They grow fast, have pretty
>>flowers, and most people have no idea of one tree from another (much less
>>problems they might have).  I will never forget asking someone what kind of
>>tree they had in their yard and they looked at me dumbfounded and said
>"what
>>do you mean- it's a tree".  It always amazes me that people also don't
>>realize that there are different kinds of tomatos, peaches, etc.  Small
>>wonder that people's eating habits in this country are so lousy.
>>
>>Theresa
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
>>Behalf Of Pamela J. Evans
>>Sent: Tuesday, October 07, 2003 6:48 PM
>>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] was plant sale now trees
>>
>>
>>Daryl - maybe you can answer a question I have asked many times. Why do
>>people plant those Bradford pears? Short-lived, brittle, disease and
>>insect prone - why?? I don't get it.
>>
>>
>>maybe I'm just dense....
>>
>>one of my prize treasures is this 150-200 year old pecan tree of mine
>>that cuts my cooling bills in half shading the South side of my house in
>>summer and it's just magnificent. It's one of the reasons I bought this
>>place!
>>
>>
>>Pam
>>
>>---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>>From: "Daryl" <pulis@mindspring.com>
>>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>Date:  Tue, 7 Oct 2003 07:49:15 -0400
>>
>>>Cathy,
>>>
>>>When I design for folks, I always try to include a few "legacy trees". So
>>>often, a homeowner with a bare lot only wants something fast growing like
>a
>>>Maple, or (shudder) a Bradford Pear. It's hard, sometimes, to convince
>them
>>>of the value of planting for the future. Sad.
>>>
>>>Daryl
>>>
>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>From: "cathy carpenter" <cathyc@rnet.com>
>>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>Sent: Monday, October 06, 2003 7:40 PM
>>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] HGTV show now plant sale
>>>
>>>
>>>> As far as I'm concerned, we plant for the future - my white oaks are
>>>> saplings that I will never see grow beyond middle age, but I wouldn't
>>>> have it any other way. As a retired military person, I have planted
>>>> many perennials and woodies around government quarters and rental
>>>> units, and figured I was contributing to my community and my
>>>> environment.
>>>> Cathy
>>>
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>>
>>--
>>Pam Evans
>>Kemp TX/zone 8A
>>
>>
>>
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>
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>Kemp TX/zone 8A
>
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