Re: Re: Re: OT convention planning
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- Subject: Re: Re: Re: OT convention planning
- From: "Walter A. Moores" <wam2@Ra.MsState.Edu>
- Date: Sat, 21 Feb 1998 19:16:22 -0700 (MST)
On Sat, 21 Feb 1998 Irisquilt@aol.com wrote:
> Now aren't you sorry you got me started? Ask Walta how many guests he
> sent. Anna Mae
I usually send 3 or 4 (what is allowed) rhizomes of about 10 or
12 of my seedlings or introductions. After the convention I let the host
gardener have one, give some to the auction, and may request the return of
some. If it is a seedling I have decided not to introduce I request it be
destroyed, and I hope they do, which is simply following AIS Guidelines.
If I decide that I am going to introduce the seedling, I request that all
stock be returned.
I was really surprised on the growth of a seedling sent to Oregon.
I sent 3 or 4 (whatever was allowed) and got back nearly
Yes, a lot of work goes into a convention. There are many unsung
heroes behind the scenes that help bring the whole thing together. They
usually don't get the recognition they deserve. I appreciate the work
done by all involved, and I always write the guest iris chairman and thank
them for returning some of the rhizomes.
The convention is not truly over until that last guest rhizome is
dug! I would think that final dig is the toughest work because it is done
in the heat of summer with probably more than ten times the number of
Enid Lake, MS 7/8