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Re: CULT:children

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: CULT:children
  • From: "John I. Jones" <jijones@ix.netcom.com>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Jun 1998 23:06:30 +0000
  • References: <199806240215.TAA06374@mail-gw5.pacbell.net>

Gordon and Lorraine Nicholson wrote:
> Our field situation seems to invite the worse behavior in both children and
> adults, so much room to run, rows to jump and things to touch!!  We try to
> reward the children with soft drinks, older children are encouraged by a
> discussion on how we get new plants started (seed pods, how important they
> are), if the poor behavior continues we suggest to the child that maybe by
> staying close to parent it will help parent to behave better!!   We also
> have koi ponds, banties and several trees that I lead  children thru
> discussing  it all till my throat or wits give out.  Sorry about this next
> statement but, "more mature ladies" are the worst at picking off seed pods
> (even with tags hanging in plain view) they feel they are "grooming" the
> garden for us!!  I have also noted that the shorter the person the bigger
> the purse!!  Don't persecute me for these last two comments, just telling
> the truth!!  Still  wouldn't trade the experience!!  Lorraine in sunny
> Motown
> Lorraine & Gordon Nicholson
> Woodland Iris Garden, Modesto Ca.
> Region 14, Zone 9, >iris4u@pacbell.net<
> http://home.pacbell.net//iris4u/

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