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RE: Midwest Convention

  • Subject: RE: Midwest Convention
  • From: "Diann Thoma" <diannthoma@hotmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2001 00:44:25 -0000

In regard to your post, Mike:

1. What are the disadvantages of TC?


2. Don't you think greater availability of wonderful hosta is great for 
gardeners?  (OK, we're perhaps back to the --everyone duck--Walmart 
discussion and we'd best move on to a different thought....)  But, a slight 
tangent, why can't patent holders of new hosta control them longer?


>From: "Pinterics, Michael W (MED)" <Michael.Pinterics@med.ge.com>
>Reply-To: hosta-open@mallorn.com
>To: "'hosta-open@mallorn.com'" <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
>Subject: RE: Midwest Convention
>Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2001 19:02:40 -0500
>I know that there are some folks out there with
>endlessly deep pockets but I have a feeling that it
>is a sign of the times considering the economy, as
>well as depreciation of a new and/or rare hosta. As
>everything slides in to the misfortune of TC it is
>speeding the rate of depreciation of the more valuable
>hosta.  I have a feeling, though, that they may rebound
>as some of the quality issues with TC become more
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Rogers [mailto:rogers4@ix.netcom.com]
>Sent: Sunday, July 08, 2001 10:34 PM
>Subject: Midwest Convention
>Just returned from the Midwest Regional Hosta Society convention hosted
>the Central Illinois Hosta Society in Peoria, IL.  My congratulations
>thanks to Marsha Conner and her team on a very nice job.
>Top bid in the auction was for a multi-division large specimen of H.
>Tracy's Emerald Cup, going for, as I remember, $320.  Same plant went
>$1,100 last year.  My question is:  Is that a normal progression,
>2/3 every year?
>Floyd Rogers
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