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Re: Weather

Good grief! What an ignorant bunch. I don't blame Debbie for quitting. I'd have done the same thing. Our MG group is also terrible about using botanical names when discussing plants because they think they are too confusing, but they don't get as carried away as Debbie's ex-group.
----- Original Message ----- From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, April 18, 2005 10:17 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Weather

Donna, you once met a fellow MG of mine, Debbie Meade at one of your native
plant meetings. She has since moved to Pennsylvania. She joined a natives
group there and suggested a plant sale and contacted me about some of the
ins and outs of plants sales we conduct here. As it turned out, this was
one of those close-knit groups that isn't very comfortable with newcomers
trying to contribute too much. Among many other useful suggestions she had
that they shot down was the use of botanical names. They told her that no
botanical names could be used ( not even at the bottom of a tag) because
they are just too confusing, too snooty. Debbie quit.


----- Original Message ----- From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, April 16, 2005 5:05 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Weather

Well today was the native plant groups sale.... was worried the nice
would keep folks home working in their gardens instead of heading by
but they came out in droves...it's was a long day.....

Good thing I don't have to talk... cause the voice is gone!


> It's been gorgeous here but still no sign of rain.  We potted up about
> plants for our MG nursery yestwerday and we'll finish up tomorrow
> afternoon.
> I still have lotsof plants coming in for the display gardens that I > have
> to
> babysit for a while. I ordered a Glaucidium that I need to convince > one
> of
> the shade gardens to take on. When I got my own a few years back I had
> wait a couple of years for it to bloom.  This one is blooming in the
> Kitty

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