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Re: Why Grow Other's Seeds? / Junk Hostas

 I guess what I'm saying is that, once again, we've come upon a problem
that sounds like a good issue, something that sellers should be ashamed
of and buyers should be up in arms about, and so far it turns out that
we've come up with two plants.  So how big a problem is it really?  

I'll agree that there is not much justification for growing either of
these. But before we get too upset at the growers and warning buyers to
beware, I think we really have to come up with more than two plants out
of all the hostas we offer.

Boy, it's not easy to stir you guys up.  What's wrong, you all still
bloated from stuffing yourselves over the holidays?

Stayin' Alive

RBRSSR@aol.com wrote:

  In a message dated 01/05/2003 1:35:30 PM Central Standard Time, 
  chick@bridgewoodgardens.com   writes:    

    Golden Sunburst is definitely one that should not 
    be sold, and probably Lunar Eclipse could be dropped, but frankly, very 
    few people offer them any more.  

  Unfortunately, Golden Sunburst is offered by 13 retailers and Lunar Eclipse 
  14 per the 2002 Hosta Finder. It is shocking to me that some well known 
  businesses continue to sell these plants. Have they no conscious? 

  Only the unknowledgable would buy these hostas.

  I'm not suggesting that anyone should try to restrict free trade, but I 
  personally think less of businesses that continue to offer the above two 
  hostas. I'm sure there are others.
  Ray Rodgers, Bartonville, IL, CIHS, Zone 5

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