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Re: AHS Robin

I'm not sure whether it is a good or bad idea to exclude non-members from the
AHS forum, but it doesn't seem that unusual for a club to be operated for the
benefit of the club members.  And, as somebody said earlier, maybe more gently
than this, if you would like to join in the AHS forum, why don't you join the


Jean Carpenter wrote:

> If hosta collectors and growers are to become educated about hosta and their
> different looks and characteristics why would the AHS close the list to non
> members? Makes no sense to me. I am not a member but have begun collecting a
> few hosta and love the differences in their leaves and colors although I am
> still not able to differentiate between some of them just by looking. I have
> no idea how one tells them apart by counting the ribs in the leaves or the
> other characteristics of hosta definition. I have though learned a lot just
> from subscribing to the hosta list. If it is the purpose of the AHS group to
> educate people so they will know the difference from a 'Elegans' and just a
> regular sieboldiana and not have to rely on Dutch importers to get plants
> that are mismarked, why, I repeat why, would they close the list to non
> members???
> Jean Carpenter
> backhoe@scan.missouri.org
> Mountain View, MO
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