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Re: $31,680., $47,520., or $115,560. That's a lot of BAP 10!

Please don't take offense, but we are not a golden egg.  BAP10 is used by
commercial foliage growers in Florida by the 55 gallon drum full.  I don't know
what other crops it is used on commercially, but Idon't think the selling to Hosta
Society members is a significant part of their business.  I suspect that if we all
decided to boycott BAP10, they wouldn't know about it unless we told them.

Chemicals are expensive.  A quart of Roundup concentrate, one of the most common
herbicides on the market costs about $60, and the cost of many of the insecticides
and fungicides commonly used by commercial growers would make your hair curl.  A
5oz bottle of Enstar is $80, a 2oz bottle of Merit is $45.  If you buy BAP by the
liter, the cost is about $5/oz, and just like anything else, if you buy in tiny
quantities, you have to pay a lot more than if you buy in larger quantities.
Nobody is going to bother getting into a business if he's not going to make any
money at it.


Bob wrote:

> Meum71@aol.com wrote:
>  Being fair does not mean anything-what does fairness have to do with
> any
> > thing?
> > Legal- sure- why not?  A person can charge what ever the market will pay.
> Hi Paul
>         I had been thinking about this before you wrote this. I have had people
> tell me they couldn't afford it at the high prices charged so there is
> lost business there which will need filled. It is also priced so high
> that I am sure there will be competing products someday. They will kill
> the golden goose.
> --
> Bye
> Bob
>                 Bob Axmear 208 2nd St Ne  Waukon,Ia 52172-1308
>                 http://www.hostasonline.com/  Hostasonline.com
>                 http://www.gardensights.com  GARDENSIGHTS.COM
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