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Re: CULT: Pod identification / was -Seed Pod Success?

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: CULT: Pod identification / was -Seed Pod Success?
  • From: "John I. Jones" <jijones@ix.netcom.com>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Jun 1998 10:28:36 +0000
  • References: <19980621225813.3706.qmail@hotmail.com>

Jan Clark wrote:
> LLoyd Z wrote:>> Dear Jan:  I mark my crosses on plastic labels, and add
> the location of the pod, so that 1TN would be the first terminal bud,
> being on the north side of the terminal. 2M SW would be the second bud
> on the middle branch, on the south-west side of the placement.
> My way saves on tags and fiddling with bits of string. I guess I'm a
> cheap skate, but I'm also clumsy and prone to getting things wrong, so
> have tried to be very vigilant about retaining correct details. I'm sure
> I will refine my method as I go along. Also it is quite dry here so the
> spirit markers work well, directly on the plant, MOST of the time. Most
> books say to use the same cross for each flower on the stem, but as a
> beginner, with only 1 stem of each variety to cross, this practice is
> way to restricting.
> Young children often visit my garden, not always closely supervised.
> Does anyone have any suggestions of ways to discourage the plucking of
> those interesting seed pods?
> Jan Clark, in Australia
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