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Re: tulip bulbs/fingerprints

Kitty - handling tulip bulbs will remove fingerprints?? Seriously? Guess
it's good we don't do tulips here - doesn't get cold enough for them to
rebloom and I'm sure not digging them up and refrigerating them for 3 or
4 months. That is wild. I always learn something new from you woman!!


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Kitty Morrissy" <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Thu, 9 Jan 2003 21:02:37 -0500

>I personally go nuts when handling hyacinths, but not much else.  I was
>fascinated when I read that excessive handling of tulip bulbs will remove
>your fingerprints.  Interesting stuff out there.
>> [Original Message]
>> From: Daniel Roman <djroman@worldnet.att.net>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Date: 1/9/2003 4:48:16 PM
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: Bloodroot and Jacks
>> Brian,
>> Although I have never experienced a problem, I now wear gloves because
>> have been many reports for numbness, intense burning and itch from popping
>> the seeds.
>> Dan
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A

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