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Re: Bulb Source Ratings

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Bulb Source Ratings
  • From: "Walter A. Moores" <wam2@Ra.MsState.Edu>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Sep 1997 14:08:31 -0600 (MDT)



On Wed, 3 Sep 1997 Irisborer@aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 97-09-03 00:38:09 EDT, you write:
> >
> >	The September issue of CONSUMER REPORTS has rated major sources on
> >certain, selected bulbs.  The rankings are as follows:
> >
> >	1. White Flower Farm
> >	2. Local nurseries (open stock)
> >	3. Breck's
> >	4. Dutch Gardens
> >	5. Van Dyck's Flower Farms
> >	6. Van Bourgodien Brothers
> >	7. Home Depot
> >	8. Frank's Nursery
> >	9. Wal*Mart
> >       10. Kmart	
> >       11. Michigan Bulb Company ('small size and unhealthy appearance')
> 
> Hey Walter.... this makes me wonder about Consumer Reports!  On a scale of 1
> to 10, Michigan Bulb should get at LEAST a minus 13!  The fact that it's even
> on the list is disheartening.  
> 
	I don't know why these companies were selected.  Of course, there
are a lot more they could have included.

	Walter Moores
	Enid Lake, MS 7/8





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