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Re: AA Catalogue/Stevie Ray

I amaze you at how INSANE I am!! LOL (Lunatic fringe....really).

Jesse Rene' Bell
Claremore, OK
Zone 6

From: "Pamela J. Evans" <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Subject: Re: [CHAT] AA Catalogue/Stevie Ray
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2004 11:54:43 -0600

That's so true. Even people I know well astound me every so often w/ how
special and talented and insightful they are. Jesse amazes me at least
once or twice a week w/out fail!

---------- Original Message ---------------------------------- From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2004 04:14:37 -0500 (EST)

>re:  "We are all many-faceted if we keep an open mind." :
>And thank goodness for that! This world would be awfully boring if the
>people we know weren't able to surprise us once in a while with their
>uniqueness, don't you think? I for one am glad to know people who have
>such wonderfully varied aspects to themselves.
>Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
>"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
>--Albert Einstein
> --- On Sun 02/22, Kitty < kmrsy@comcast.net > wrote:
>From: Kitty [mailto: kmrsy@comcast.net]
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2004 10:42:49 -0500
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] AA Catalogue/Stevie Ray
>> And Kitty...tatoos and<br>> Stevie Ray? Go
>figure!<br><br>Melody,<br>We are all many-faceted if we keep an open
>mind.<br><br>Kitty<br><br>----- Original Message ----- <br>From:
>"Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com><br>To: <gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent:
>Sunday, February 22, 2004 6:58 AM<br>Subject: RE: [CHAT] AA
>Catalogue/Stevie Ray<br><br><br>> Well, when I tell Marty that such a
>plant exists, he is going to think<br>> it a must have, too. I still
>remember his deep sorrow the day Stevie Ray<br>> died...he had a chance
>to go to his concert and because of my work<br>> schedule, he couldn't
>go...when I came home the next morning and he told<br>> me Stevie Ray
>had died I just felt so awful for him...I'm sure he'd love<br>> to have
>this in our garden. Thanks for the info. And Kitty...tatoos and<br>>
>Stevie Ray? Go figure! You meet the most interesting people on this<br>>
>list!<br>><br>><br>> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)<br>><br>> "The most beautiful
>thing we can experience is the mysterious."<br>> --Albert
>Einstein<br>><br>> --- On Fri 02/20, Jesse Bell <
>jesserenebell@hotmail.com > wrote:<br>> From: Jesse Bell [mailto:
>jesserenebell@hotmail.com]<br>> To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>> Date: Fri,
>20 Feb 2004 08:57:12 -0600<br>> Subject: RE: [CHAT] AA
>Catalogue<br>><br>> HA! Kitty, I never would have guessed you are a
>Stevie Ray Vaughn fan.<br>> How <br>funny. My cockatiel's name is
>"Stevie Ray Bird" named<br>> after the deceased <br>artist. I
>have every single one of his CD's and<br>> jam to them all the time.
><br>Love the blues. But..as they say...you<br>> can't fully appreciate
>the <br>blues..unless "you done had the<br>> blues your own
>self".<br><br>I'll have to look into this catalog<br>> you are
>talking about. Never heard of <br>it. Sounds good.<br><br>Jesse<br>>
>Rene' Bell<br>Claremore, OK<br>Zone 6<br><br><br><br><br>>From:<br>>
>"Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net><br>>Reply-To:<br>>
><gardenchat@hort.net><br>>Subject: [CHAT] AA<br>>
>e: Fri, 20 Feb 2004 09:58:05<br>> -0500<br>><br>>Marge,<br>>I
>have ordered from Arrowhead several<br>> times. Perennials as well as
><br>>woodies.<br>>Their plants are<br>> not small, IMO. Here's
>what he says in the catalog:<br>>"We try<br>> very hard to ship
>the best plants we have available., usually<br>> this<br>>translates
>to the oldest and largest we have on hand, though<br>> occasionally
><br>>we<br>>deem a younger plant is healthier and<br>> select that
>insrtead. Obviously the<br>>same plant ordered in fall<br>> will be
>larger than it was in spring."<br>><br>>The<br>> perennials
>I've received were usually 4 in pots or quarts. Shrubs<br>>
>have<br>>been shipped in 1/2 gallon. Perusing his catalog I see
>he<br>> lists his<br>>conifers in sizes -2.5 in to 3 gallon. Many of
>his<br>> shrubs appear to be<br>>gallons.<br>><br>>They are in
>Zone 5,<br>> but they grow many plants that do not survive in Zone<br>>
><br>>5.<br>>Remember the Zone 7 Viburnum I offered last year?
>That<br>> came from <br>>Arrowhead.<br>>This is a huge catalogue
>for the<br>> discerning buyer. They may or may not
><br>>have<br>>certain<br>> ordinairy plants, but if you're looking
>for say, a Saixifraga,<br>> he<br>>has two and a half pages of them,
>about 120 varieties. And<br>> something that<br>>just caught my eye,
>(oh, man, I'<br>><br>> ve just GOT to have this one!)
>Campanula<br>>punctata hyb 'Stevie<br>> Ray' (I am a huge Stevie Ray
>Vaughan fan!) <br>>Described<br>>as :<br>> By far, the best of the
>blues... And, as huge as the catalog is,<br>> he<br>>has more. You
>just need to ask if he has what you are looking<br>>
>for.<br>><br>>The owner is gruff to say the least, but well
>worth<br>> doing business with,<br>>even if you do have to look up
>your own<br>> hardiness zones and pictures -<br>>that's what google
>is for. (he<br>> does have many pics at<br>>
>website)<br>><br>>Kitty<br>><br>>----- Original Message<br>>
>om: "Marge Talt"<br>> <mtalt@hort.net><br>>To:<br>>
><gardenchat@hort.net><br>>Sent: Friday, February 20, 2004
>1:03<br>> AM<br>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] PDN
>catalog<br>><br>><br>> ><br>> > From:
>Cersgarden@aol.com<br>> > ><br>> > > Check<br>> Busse
>Gardens, Cokato, Mn www.bussegardens.com<br>> > ><br>>
>Ambergate Gardens Chaska, Mn www.ambergategardens.com<br>> ><br>>
>----------<br>> ><br>> > There's also Arrowhead Alpines
>in<br>> Fowlerville, Michigan<br>> ><br>> ><br>><br>>
>http://www.arrowheadalpines.com/<br>><br>><br>> ><br>> >
>They have an incredible list of plants. I've not<br>> ordered from
>them,<br>> > but I regularly mark unreasonable<br>> amounts of
>plants in their paper<br>> > catalog...one of these<br>> days I
>will place an order.<br>> ><br>> > Warning...they<br>> send
>fairly small plants from what I've heard; tho'<br>> ><br>>
>supposedly healthy and all, but not huge. The other thing is<br>>
>they<br>> > refuse to put zone designations for the plants as
>they<br>> don't think<br>> > zone designations are worth squat and
>expect<br>> people to do some<br>> > research to find out if the
>plant will<br>> grow in their specific<br>> > climate. However, if
>they can grow<br>> it, I imagine anybody in z5<br>> > probably
>can.<br>><br>> ><br>> > Marge Talt, zone
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