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Re: AA Catalogue/Stevie Ray

> And Kitty...tatoos and
> Stevie Ray? Go figure!

We are all many-faceted if we keep an open mind.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, February 22, 2004 6:58 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] AA Catalogue/Stevie Ray

> Well, when I tell Marty that such a plant exists, he is going to think
> it a must have, too. I still remember his deep sorrow the day Stevie Ray
> died...he had a chance to go to his concert and because of my work
> schedule, he couldn't go...when I came home the next morning and he told
> me Stevie Ray had died I just felt so awful for him...I'm sure he'd love
> to have this in our garden. Thanks for the info. And Kitty...tatoos and
> Stevie Ray? Go figure! You meet the most interesting people on this
> list!
> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
> --Albert Einstein
>  --- On Fri 02/20, Jesse Bell < jesserenebell@hotmail.com > wrote:
> From: Jesse Bell [mailto: jesserenebell@hotmail.com]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2004 08:57:12 -0600
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] AA Catalogue
> HA! Kitty, I never would have guessed you are a Stevie Ray Vaughn fan.
> How <br>funny. My cockatiel's name is &quot;Stevie Ray Bird&quot; named
> after the deceased <br>artist. I have every single one of his CD's and
> jam to them all the time. <br>Love the blues. But..as they say...you
> can't fully appreciate the <br>blues..unless &quot;you done had the
> blues your own self&quot;.<br><br>I'll have to look into this catalog
> you are talking about. Never heard of <br>it. Sounds good.<br><br>Jesse
> Rene' Bell<br>Claremore, OK<br>Zone 6<br><br><br><br><br>&gt;From:
> &quot;Kitty&quot; &lt;kmrsy@comcast.net&gt;<br>&gt;Reply-To:
> gardenchat@hort.net<br>&gt;To:
> &lt;gardenchat@hort.net&gt;<br>&gt;Subject: [CHAT] AA
> Catalogue<br>&gt;Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2004 09:58:05
> -0500<br>&gt;<br>&gt;Marge,<br>&gt;I have ordered from Arrowhead several
> times. Perennials as well as <br>&gt;woodies.<br>&gt;Their plants are
> not small, IMO. Here's what he says in the catalog:<br>&gt;&quot;We try
> very hard to ship the best plants we have available., usually
> this<br>&gt;translates to the oldest and largest we have on hand, though
> occasionally <br>&gt;we<br>&gt;deem a younger plant is healthier and
> select that insrtead. Obviously the<br>&gt;same plant ordered in fall
> will be larger than it was in spring.&quot;<br>&gt;<br>&gt;The
> perennials I've received were usually 4 in pots or quarts. Shrubs
> have<br>&gt;been shipped in 1/2 gallon. Perusing his catalog I see he
> lists his<br>&gt;conifers in sizes -2.5 in to 3 gallon. Many of his
> shrubs appear to be<br>&gt;gallons.<br>&gt;<br>&gt;They are in Zone 5,
> but they grow many plants that do not survive in Zone
> <br>&gt;5.<br>&gt;Remember the Zone 7 Viburnum I offered last year? That
> came from <br>&gt;Arrowhead.<br>&gt;This is a huge catalogue for the
> discerning buyer. They may or may not <br>&gt;have<br>&gt;certain
> ordinairy plants, but if you're looking for say, a Saixifraga,
> he<br>&gt;has two and a half pages of them, about 120 varieties. And
> something that<br>&gt;just caught my eye, (oh, man, I'
> ve just GOT to have this one!) Campanula<br>&gt;punctata hyb 'Stevie
> Ray' (I am a huge Stevie Ray Vaughan fan!) <br>&gt;Described<br>&gt;as :
> By far, the best of the blues... And, as huge as the catalog is,
> he<br>&gt;has more. You just need to ask if he has what you are looking
> for.<br>&gt;<br>&gt;The owner is gruff to say the least, but well worth
> doing business with,<br>&gt;even if you do have to look up your own
> hardiness zones and pictures -<br>&gt;that's what google is for. (he
> does have many pics at
> website)<br>&gt;<br>&gt;Kitty<br>&gt;<br>&gt;----- Original Message
> -----<br>&gt;From: &quot;Marge Talt&quot;
> &lt;mtalt@hort.net&gt;<br>&gt;To:
> &lt;gardenchat@hort.net&gt;<br>&gt;Sent: Friday, February 20, 2004 1:03
> AM<br>&gt;Subject: Re: [CHAT] PDN catalog<br>&gt;<br>&gt;<br>&gt; &gt;
> &gt; From: Cersgarden@aol.com<br>&gt; &gt; &gt;<br>&gt; &gt; &gt; Check
> Busse Gardens, Cokato, Mn www.bussegardens.com<br>&gt; &gt; &gt;
> Ambergate Gardens Chaska, Mn www.ambergategardens.com<br>&gt; &gt;
> ----------<br>&gt; &gt;<br>&gt; &gt; There's also Arrowhead Alpines in
> Fowlerville, Michigan<br>&gt; &gt;<br>&gt; &gt;
>     http://www.arrowheadalpines.com/<br>&gt;
> &gt;<br>&gt; &gt; They have an incredible list of plants. I've not
> ordered from them,<br>&gt; &gt; but I regularly mark unreasonable
> amounts of plants in their paper<br>&gt; &gt; catalog...one of these
> days I will place an order.<br>&gt; &gt;<br>&gt; &gt; Warning...they
> send fairly small plants from what I've heard; tho'<br>&gt; &gt;
> supposedly healthy and all, but not huge. The other thing is
> they<br>&gt; &gt; refuse to put zone designations for the plants as they
> don't think<br>&gt; &gt; zone designations are worth squat and expect
> people to do some<br>&gt; &gt; research to find out if the plant will
> grow in their specific<br>&gt; &gt; climate. However, if they can grow
> it, I imagine anybody in z5<br>&gt; &gt; probably can.<br>&gt;
> &gt;<br>&gt; &gt; Marge Talt, zone 7
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