hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
 Navigation
Articles
Gallery of Plants
Blog
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Patents
Mailing Lists
    FAQ
    Netiquette
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
Links
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

Re: (no subject)

  • Subject: Re: (no subject)
  • From: "H. WILLIAMS" <msbucky@home.com>
  • Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2001 00:09:56 -0400

Barbara

What a wonderful idea!  Please let Glen Williams know that I will be
looking forward to reading his new column.  Unfortunately, I've been
away on holiday recently and only checked the emails tonight - Hope it
isn't too late to send in a few questions?  (My thinking cap is turned
on).

Thanks!

BBROWNJ@aol.com wrote:
> 
> Glen asked me to post this to the Open Robin. Here is your chance to
> help the
> Journal.
> 
> Date:    Thu, 26 Jul 2001 14:44:51 +0100
> From:    Glen Williams <gw1944@VERMONTEL.NET>
> Subject: Your Questions Please
> 
>                                 Questions Wanted
> 
> I would  really appreciate as many questions as possible from the
> hosta-robin-people for the new Hosta Journal Column.  The title of the
> 
> column was going to be Facts and Opinions on Hostas.  There are some
> other
> good suggestions out there so I will hold off  with a final title.
> But, I
> mention  the original title because it suggests  just what we are
> looking
> for:   questions which can be answered with facts as well as questions
> 
> which will tolerate only opinions. Much of hostadom is still at the
> opinion
> stage....but making steady and stoloniferous process  toward facts.
> Any
> question and answer column needs to respond to both.
> 
> The audience for such a column is the general hosta  rank and file
> membership, an audience that probably is not as obsessive/compulsive
> as
> many of us are on the hosta robins.They have a real life from May -
> September....and don't  raise seedlings in the winter.  They are good
> people who simply would like to learn more with just a little effort.
> We
> aim to please. Then they will buy more hostas, become obsessed , and
> name
> their children after  prominent hostas.
> 
> There have been a lot of  wonderful questions and answers over the
> past few
> years on the robins. Any of those  (with the response) would be a
> great
> resource. The next resource is you and what you've always wanted to
> ask ,
> did , but got no answer, or were afraid to ask, because  you did not
> want
> anyone to know that  you didn't know what a chimera or a peduncle
> was.
> Perhaps it is the unasked questions that you did not want to be seen
> asking
> because they appeared so basic i.e. watering, fertilizing,
> transplanting.......that need asking.    All is fair game for this
> column.
> It won't be a vehicle for hosta politics, but certainly wanting to
> know
> something about hosta history , our early and later day  hybridizers,
> consumer information, questions about plants and hosta people...it's
> wide
> open, with the one exception.
> 
> So please send me a list of your questions  ( even if they have been
> answered previously), subjects you would like to see explored through
> questions, opinion questions, fact questions, rumors, myths.....nearly
> 
> anything  that the general, non-rabid gardener would want to know
> about
> hostas.  Maybe some questions for rabid hosta gardeners would be a
> good
> thing too(there must be some short answers to some  short scientific
> questions).  You can send them to me privately or publicly,  e-mail
> address
> ; gw1944@vermontel.net , phone 802-885-2839, or by snail mail : Glen
> Williams, 20 Dewey St., Springfield , Vermont 05156.
> 
> The weekend is nearly here. Search the nooks and crannies of your
> mind. If
> you want the questions published anonymously that  can be done.  I
> hope to
> be looking at 100's of questions by Sunday.  Then I will start the
> search
> for those people who can answer the questions.  Thanks and thanks
> again.
> glen W.
> 
> From the heart of summer in Vermont.... where it is cool and sunny and
> all
> the tourists raise their hands to ask directions.
> Glen Williams
> 20 Dewey St.
> Springfield , Vermont
> 05156
> Tel: 802-885-2839
> 
> Barbara
> MA Z5
---------------------------------------------------------------------
To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@mallorn.com with the
message text UNSUBSCRIBE HOSTA-OPEN





 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index