Re : Roundup
I got the following from Gunnar, but unfortunately it was on the day I left for Italy and didn't
read it til I got back yesterday (would you believe 286 messages...), ASnyway here is Gunnars
Gunnar - Maskrosor sounds like Dandelion...
Gunnar Andersson wrote:
> Hi john (and everybody)!
> I cant mail to the iris list, but you can perhaps forward this to the list.
> Yesterday I bought a new invention here, it was just what you mentioned a 1 meter long
> plastic tube with a valve and a sponge in the end. I filled it with roundup and have now
> dotted all the tistles and maskrosor (ha! you have to translate that (clue: yellow
> flower, thrive in your lawn, turns into a fluffy ball of seeds, children likes to blow
> them away)), it was excellent to apply the roundup with, you dont have to crawl. We will
> see how it had worked next week.
> Regards, Gunnar Andersson, Sthlm/Sw
> transDate: Thu, 06 Jun 1996 09:11:32 -0700
> From: John I Jones <email@example.com>
> To: iris-l@Rt66.com
> Subject: Roundup
> Message-ID: <31B70334.3B2B@ix.netcom.com>
> I was puzzling the other day on how to selectively use roundup, and thinking
> about the paint roller suggestion that was made. Perhaps another possibility (for
> more limited needs) would be one of those plastic tubes with the little sponge on
> the end that are used for wetting stamps on envelopes. They are designed to use
> water rather than paint and might not leak as much. Not good for big area
> problems though. Let you all know how it works
> John | "There be dragons here"
> | Annotation used by ancient cartographers
> | to indicate the edge of the known world.
> John Jones, 35572 Linda Dr., Fremont CA, 94536