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Re: Digest Number 1980

  • Subject: Re: [iris-talk] Digest Number 1980
  • From: "Vanessa Lock-Marshall" <vanessa_m@msn.com>
  • Date: Wed, 15 May 2002 12:27:53 -0700

please change my email address from vanessa_m@msn.com to denvan@pacbell.net


>From: iris-talk@yahoogroups.com
>Reply-To: iris-talk@yahoogroups.com
>To: iris-talk@yahoogroups.com
>Subject: [iris-talk] Digest Number 1980
>Date: 15 May 2002 10:29:50 -0000
>
>
>There are 6 messages in this issue.
>
>Topics in this digest:
>
>       1. Re: HYB: REB: question Immortality as parent?
>            From: "Donald Eaves" <donald@eastland.net>
>       2. Re: HYB: REB: question Immortality as parent?
>            From: oneofcultivars@aol.com
>       3. Re: Re: SHOW: People's choice vs judged show
>            From: dwiris@aol.com
>       4. Re: Re: SHOW: Judged or People's Choice
>            From: "wmoores" <wmoores@watervalley.net>
>       5. Re: AIS:  SPEC:  How to introduce an Iris?
>            From: "wmoores" <wmoores@watervalley.net>
>       6. Excess iris?
>            From: "adamj812" <adamj812@yahoo.com>
>
>
>________________________________________________________________________
>________________________________________________________________________
>
>Message: 1
>    Date: Tue, 14 May 2002 21:45:36 -0500
>    From: "Donald Eaves" <donald@eastland.net>
>Subject: Re: HYB: REB: question Immortality as parent?
>
>Linda
>
> >Any suggestions other than the usual rot treatments to help prevent
> >stalk/pod rot?
>
>I have more problems with varmints getting the pods than rot, but I also
>strip a stalk of all the leaves.  I've found the joints where the leaves,
>spathes etc. join the stalk to be hiding places for unwelcome bugs and a
>water trap, so I strip the stalks completely down to the ground.  Doesn't
>seem to do any harm and it enables me to see any critters of the crawling
>variety if I'm there at the right time.  Didn't save 3 pods I really wanted
>this year from a near-grown racoon, though.  It was just curious I think,
>because they were torn, but not eaten.  Unfortunately for the young fellow,
>the dogs (unknown gifts tossed out by someone), killed it for trespassing
>and for the last three days it has been the prize toy for one dog.  I
>finally managed to get the poor thing hauled off today.  Prior to this 
>every
>time I tried to get it she grabbed it an ran off with it.  For a dead
>animal, it has sure moved around a lot the last three days!  Ugh!  Town
>folks don't know what they're missing.
>
>Donald Eaves
>donald@eastland.net
>Texas Zone 7b, USA
>
>
>
>
>________________________________________________________________________
>________________________________________________________________________
>
>Message: 2
>    Date: Tue, 14 May 2002 23:30:25 EDT
>    From: oneofcultivars@aol.com
>Subject: Re: HYB: REB: question Immortality as parent?
>
>In a message dated 5/14/2002 7:19:13 PM Central Daylight Time,
>lmann@volfirst.net writes:
>
>
> > Any suggestions other than the usual rot treatments to help prevent
> > stalk/pod rot?
> >
>
>Linda, late in the season I began peeling back the spathe or removing it
>intirely so that it does not hold water. Pod set improved dramaticly and
>insidence of bloom rot deminished much. Wish I had started doing this 300 
>or
>so blooms ago.
>
>Bill Burleson 7a/b
>Old South Iris Society
>
>
>[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>
>
>
>________________________________________________________________________
>________________________________________________________________________
>
>Message: 3
>    Date: Tue, 14 May 2002 23:34:25 EDT
>    From: dwiris@aol.com
>Subject: Re: Re: SHOW: People's choice vs judged show
>
>In a message dated 5/14/02 4:53:03 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
>lmann@volfirst.net writes:
>
>
> > In the show 'n tell, we
> > spent most of our time following the frenzy of the first hour of the
> > morning sale talking with visitors, visiting with club members,
> > explaining the whats & whys of form & showing visitors how to hybridize
> > etc.  We came & went in shifts, instead of everybody having to be there
> > in the morning.
>
>Hi Linda,
>
>My question is what are you selling?  Cut stems, rhizomes, potted irises or
>other plants?  It seems to me that both showing and selling would be very
>exhausting.  We don't have enough active members to have shifts coming and
>going.  We have to struggle to get the five exhibitors that AIS now 
>requires
>for an official show.  We just made it at our early iris show last 
>Saturday.
>We drive 70 miles round trip and were the first and last ones there.  We 
>also
>brought the vast majority of specimens and arrangements.  This resulted in
>our winning Best Specimen and Runner-up, Best Seedling, Hort. Sweepstakes,
>Best Design and Runner-up and Arrangement Sweepstakes.  The only award we
>couldn't win was Runner-up Hort. Sweepstakes.  I would be a lot happier to
>win fewer awards and have more interest in entering by our members.  And a
>lot more cooperation in setting up and taking down the show.  At least, we
>didn't have to move tables.  That was taken care of by the mall.
>
>Dorothy Willott in Northern Ohio
>
>
>[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>
>
>
>________________________________________________________________________
>________________________________________________________________________
>
>Message: 4
>    Date: Tue, 14 May 2002 22:37:04 -0500
>    From: "wmoores" <wmoores@watervalley.net>
>Subject: Re: Re: SHOW: Judged or People's Choice
>
>
> >
> > The big difference that I see re: exhaustion is that (at least the way
> > we used to do it) with an informal show that is open to the public all
> > day, not everybody had to be there first thing in the morning and not
> > all the irises had to be there - members came when they could and
> > stayed awhile, bringing irises to sell or display.  And there was no
> > grooming - our goal was to show the diversity of bloom, not
> > showmanship.  [Or am I off here - isn't a show stalk judged on
> > presentation and how good an example of the cultivar it is?]  So there
> > was a lot less preparation and less frenzy compressed into the
> > morning.  More stalks were brought - a fallen, sideways blooming stalk
> > was welcome as well as perfect 'show stalks'.
> >
> >  Or maybe it's just 'cause I'm a few years older than when we did the
> > fun shows & I have to drive farther to our new location.  After this
> > one, I never want to go again.  I'll recover by next year, but it
> > isn't something I enjoy and I DID enjoy the fun shows very much.
> >
> > Linda Mann east Tennessee USA zone 7/8
>
>    Guess there are different kinds of People's Choice shows.  Ours was a 
>dress
>rehearsal for a fully accredited show.  We did grooming and used AIS tags 
>and had
>a mock queen voted on by the club membership.
>
>    Walter Moores
>    Enid Lake, MS USA 7/8 (Lined out JI seedlings over the week-end and did 
>about
>half of the bearded today in cool, sunny, low-humidity weather.  Hope to 
>see these
>bloom two years from seed.  Can I afford the water bill?)
>
>
>
>
>
>
>________________________________________________________________________
>________________________________________________________________________
>
>Message: 5
>    Date: Tue, 14 May 2002 22:43:23 -0500
>    From: "wmoores" <wmoores@watervalley.net>
>Subject: Re: AIS:  SPEC:  How to introduce an Iris?
>
>
>
>On 14 May 2002 at 21:55, BigAlligator@aol.com wrote:
>
> > In a message dated 5/14/02 2:53:33 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> > tmilchh@aol.com writes:
> >
> > << I have a large clump of each. I would be glad to sell some, if I
> > can
> >  separate & dig some. They are in the swamp. How would I advertise
> >  them so that I can send something to the registrar? >>
> >
> > Annette,
> >      If someone can tell you how, I grant full permission for you to
> > introduce and sell those plants.
> >
> > Mark A. Cook
> > BigAlligator@aol.com
> > Dunnellon, Florida, USA
> > USDA Zone 8b        Sunset Zone 28
>
>    Seems like I read that you could do this over the internet.  Worth a 
>try.  Look at
>the April issue of the Bulletin and pattern a brief ad on the screen.   
>Keith's email is
>listed and send it to him.  Save a hard copy of the email in case I dreamed 
>this up
>and mail it to Keith.
>
>Walter Moores
>Enid Lake, MS USA 7/8
>
>
>
>
>
>
>________________________________________________________________________
>________________________________________________________________________
>
>Message: 6
>    Date: Wed, 15 May 2002 06:06:30 -0000
>    From: "adamj812" <adamj812@yahoo.com>
>Subject: Excess iris?
>
>Anyone have any excess Iris they are looking to get rid of? :) I am
>trying to start a collection of named varieties if anyone is willing
>to help out, I'd be willing to pay for the shipping and a little
>extra compensation to possibly rescue some that were thinned out from
>the compost pile. I'm probably a little early in my request, just a
>thought though, also I have access to hundreds of varieties of hosta,
>maybe a trade can be worked out.
>
>Thanks,
>Adam
>
>
>
>
>________________________________________________________________________
>________________________________________________________________________
>
>
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