hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

San Fernando Valley Iris Society Auction

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: San Fernando Valley Iris Society Auction
  • From: Gerry Snyder <gcsnyd@loop.com>
  • Date: Sat, 6 Sep 1997 22:17:25 -0600 (MDT)

Our club had its annual auction Thursday. By my unofficial count sales
topped $2000, leading to a net of some $1300. I managed to keep my
purchases below $200, buying 22 iris including 4 '97s and 1 '98. I started
digging this morning to make room for the new ones.

The auction profit will pay for the monthly newsletter for the next year,
and our monthly plant table and iris raffle pay for the meeting room and
storage area rental. The sale of potted iris at the spring show and the
other spring sales more than pay show expenses. That means that profit from
the fall sale can be devoted to programs and the annual contribution to the
newly set up fund to cover losses in hosting Region 15 treks, which looks
as if it will be happening every 5 years (or maybe even 4), since some of
the  7 clubs in our region feel that they can't host something as big as a
spring regional.

So, despite the southern California economy, which is recovering more
slowly than much of the rest of the country, SFVIS is in pretty good shape.
I hope that it will be possible to say the same at the end of my

Gerry in Los Angeles--over 200 days without rain officially

gcsnyd@loop.com    AIS Region 15
Warm, winterless Los Angeles
President of San Fernando Valley Iris Society
My work?  Helping generate data for http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/galileo

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index