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Re: glads or crocosmias


Thanks! I really appreciate all of you chipping in to help me on this.  If
I'd known last season I would be doing this presentation, I'd have ordered
the bulbs and just hung onto them.  right now it is just a little hard to
obtain them here.  Thanks so much, you guys are the greatest!

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Theresa" <tchessie@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2005 9:55 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] glads or crocosmias


> Ok-  If I can think of anyother summer bulbs that I have extras of, I'll
> stick them in the envelop with the freesia.
>
> Theresa
>
> Kitty wrote:
>
> >It looks like Zem has the tuberose covered, but a Freesia would be great!
I
> >think Crocosmia is coming from Cyndi or Noreen.   Thanks, Theresa!
> >
> >Kitty
> >----- Original Message ----- 
> >From: "Theresa" <tchessie@comcast.net>
> >To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2005 9:37 PM
> >Subject: Re: [CHAT] glads or crocosmias
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >>Oh- I might have a tuberose I could dig for you.  I have a bunch in a
> >>pot and I'll check tomorrow to see if they have poked their heads up yet
> >>(so that I can find one...)
> >>
> >>Theresa
> >>
> >>kmrsy@comcast.net wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>>Sure! - but only if they have something cheap. There's always the
chance
> >>>they'll get too cold on the way up here and be damaged. The guy sending
> >>>the curucma rhizomes is insulating them well and sending them to the
CES
> >>>office so they won't sit outside. I'd love to find a Eucomis or a
> >>>Tuberose. I have Rhodohypoxis on order from bulbmeister.com, but it
> >>>won't arrive until April.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>I will check the stores again the day before the presentation to see if
> >>>anyone got an early shipment. I remember one year, Lowe's got a
shipment
> >>>of dormant daylilies, 12 to a bag, in late January. No one bought them
> >>>and they sprouted, not just from being inside but from the heat of each
> >>>other in the piles. They were actually composting. I reached into the
> >>>pile and ow! it was Hot!
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>Let me know what you find.  However, I am daunted by the very thought
of
> >>>
> >>>
> >trying to find something to trade you. ;+)
> >
> >
> >>>--
> >>>Kitty
> >>>neIN, Zone5
> >>>
> >>>-------------- Original message -------------- 
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>Want me to look at HD next weekend and see what they've got? Bulbs and
> >>>>such are usually available about now.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>On Tuesday, February 1, 2005, at 11:28 AM, kmrsy@comcast.net wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>>I'm giving that presentation on summer geophytes at the end of the
> >>>>>month
> >>>>>and am having trouble getting examples in time. I've got some ginger
> >>>>>rhizomes, lily bulbs, Begonia and Dahlia tubers, a Colocasia (tuber
or
> >>>>>corm? - I've read they are tubers that form corms). But I'd like to
> >>>>>show
> >>>>>Gladiolus and/or Crocosmia corms, too. I've found some on eBay, but
the
> >>>>>pricing with shipping and quantities offered just don't work for me.
> >>>>>These items will not be available in local stores or delivered by
> >>>>>mailorder sources in time for my presentation.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Does anyone (especially those southerners among you) on this list
have
> >>>>>a
> >>>>>corm or two they could spare this month? In FL, Tx and southern CA
you
> >>>>>may even be getting ready to plant them soon since you're so much
> >>>>>warmer
> >>>>>down there. I'm sure I can come up with something I could trade that
> >>>>>you'd like.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Also looking for a Eucomis bulb if possible.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>-- 
> >>>>>Kitty
> >>>>>neIN, Zone5
> >>>>>
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> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>Island Jim
> >>>>Southwest Florida
> >>>>27.0 N, 82.4 W
> >>>>Zone 10a
> >>>>Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> >>>>Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >>>>
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