Re: Joke plant site
- Subject: Re: Joke plant site
- From: Tony Avent <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 15:22:50 -0600 (CST)
Susan, John, et al:
The Shady Deals website was written primarily by one of my college
classmates Larry Hatch, who now operates the New Ornamentals Online
Database from his office in Raleigh.
There are a few other with warped minds that offered input.
At 09:14 AM 12/20/01 -0600, you wrote:
>I LOVED this site! Thank you so much for posting it. For those who know
>who wrote it, if it's not a secret, I'd love to congratulate the authors.
>My only problem with the site is that I want to tell everyone about it,
>but nobody but a plant catalog obsessive like me can appreciate the jokes.
>Even a simple one like "Acer grisham, the paperback maple" requires that
>you know the latin AND common names of plants AND recognize the catalog
>format of Glasshouse Works; ie the aroid listers will understand it , but
>my friends and family just go, "So?"
>Oh, wait, I do know a couple of landscape architects I can tell about
>Menlo Park, CA
>"Cooper, Susan L." wrote:
>> Check out this plant site. It's only for laughs, but does have aroids!
Plant Delights Nursery @
Juniper Level Botanic Garden
9241 Sauls Road
Raleigh, NC 27603 USA
Minimum Winter Temps 0-5 F
Maximum Summer Temps 95-105F
USDA Hardiness Zone 7b
phone 919 772-4794
fax 919 662-0370
"I consider every plant hardy until I have killed it myself...at least
three times" - Avent