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Re: Kids and Irises

Christopher Hollinshead wrote:
> This is great, I always really like to see kids take an interest in
> nature and their natural surrounding environment. 

> On occasion a plant may get "roughed up" by accident in our yard but I try
> to remenber, hey, it's only a plant, iris or not.


As Henry Mitchell* was quoted as saying,"The quickest road to hell is to 
growl at a child for picking crocuses. Of course, if he gets into the irises, 
boiling in oil is more appropriate than growling."

* author of The Essential One Man's Garden

Gerry Snyder, in southern California, where the season is almost over, but
Mesmerizer is still putting on a show.

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