Re: AB: LIGHTS OF ARABIA - humor
- Subject: Re: AB: LIGHTS OF ARABIA - humor
- From: "El Hutchison" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2010 23:12:07 -0500
WOW! Look at all those wonderful seed pods on a very pretty AB! Crossing
everything for you that you do indeed get lots of viable seed.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Donald Eaves" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, April 27, 2010 11:05 PM
Subject: [iris-photos] AB: LIGHTS OF ARABIA - humor
> What's the old saying? Be careful what you wish for? Might be true.
> been wanting to use LoA considerably more than opportunity allowed for a
> number of years. The other time I had the chance was the year all the
> got eliminated by hail, so nothing came of it. I always fret about the
> percentage of pods in relation to the effort and this year is no
> But not in this case. Maybe I went overboard. Sixteen pods of the same
> cross! That's already one pod less than I started with due to a wagging
> tail. If all reach maturity, that's a lot more than I'd ever be able to
> plant and grow. Some will be donated to the ASI seed exchange if nothing
> happens to them, but I can't imagine they'd want this quantity of extras.
> No stalks to remove on this clump because every stalk in the clump has one
> or more pods. Sets a record for me. I hope it lasts a long, long time
> I just have to remember that it's still a while before they're collected.
> lot can happen to a pod between inception and maturity. Like the other
> saying of not counting chickens before they hatch!
> Donald Eaves
> Texas Zone 7b, USA
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