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Re: HYB: most important lesson (was OT-BIO: Mel Cross)

Serendipity is more important than planning! ;-)

Second most important thing is: don't give up. Included in this is: listen to advice that others give, but don't <necessarily> follow it ;-) Also included is: if something doesn't work as well as you want it to, quit beating your head against the wall and try something else. Experimenting/exploring is often more fun than knowing what to expect!

Third is...
Well, you asked for the <most> important thing. I have learned from and been inspired <so> much by this bunch of helpful people, including those who don't like to post, but have contacted me offline. My first introduction should be named "IRIS TALK" ;-)

"What is the most important thing you have learned about hydridizing?"
Linda Mann east Tennessee USA zone 7/8
East Tennessee Iris Society <http://www.DiscoverET.org/etis>
Region 7, Kentucky-Tennessee <http://www.aisregion7.org>
American Iris Society web site <http://www.irises.org>
talk archives: <http://www.hort.net/lists/iris-talk/>
photos archives: <http://www.hort.net/lists/iris-photos/>
online R&I <http://www.irisregister.com>

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