Re: Region 21 Symposium
On Sat, 19 Oct 1996, Arnold Koekkoek wrote:
> Why are so many AIS members unwilling to take time to vote?
As one who has never voted in a TB symposium, I can try to explain
why I never voted. 1) don't see enough TB's to make an informed
2) don't see the *point* of a beauty contest for current flowers
3) seems like the same 15 or 20 `win' in all sections of N. America
4) think they are too many TB's grown now in gardens to the detriment
of the genus
> I noted Region 4's percentage of something like 14+%, and ours is not
> a lot better: 55 voting out of a posible 296=18.58%. Anyway, here
> are top vote-getters in the upper midwest.
Two points here: a) this is not a valid survey because of the small
b) thank you for telling us what part of the continent
your region covers - it is helpful, Arnold
In trying to be succinct and following our leader's rules )))) ,
I hope no one construes this short post to be a `flame' at the TB
symposiums. It isn't.
Ellen Gallagher firstname.lastname@example.org Zone 3 (cold)