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.