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RE: I'll huff & I'll puff & I'll blow my iris open

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: RE: I'll huff & I'll puff & I'll blow my iris open
  • From: "Barbara Mann" <IrisMaven@msn.com>
  • Date: Mon, 7 Apr 1997 11:43:55 -0600 (MDT)

Way to go, Gerry!

Barb, in Santa Fe, where we've had rain, snow, wind, cold, wind, and wind, and 
the shows are still many weeks away.

From: 	iris-l@rt66.com on behalf of Gerry Snyder
Sent: 	Friday, April 04, 1997 3:19 PM
To: 	Multiple recipients of list
Subject: 	I'll huff & I'll puff & I'll blow my iris open

One of the 4 stalks I took in to our (San Fernando Valley 
Iris Soc.) show was a Mesmerizer with two spent blooms and 
two buds in the process of opening. After cleaning it up as 
much as possible I spent over 1 1/2 hours blowing warm 
moist air on the buds. I managed to get both open, and 
got a Blue and Best of Section (Novelty TB), and it was 
runnerup for Queen of show (getting two out of six votes!).

Not bad for a stalk I almost left home.

The winner was the BB  Hi.

Gerry, feeling GOOD!
gcyd@loop.com    AIS Region 15
Warm, winterless Los Angeles
My work?  Helping generate data for http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/galileo

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