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Re: tulip bulbs/fingerprints

I think it had to be excessive. AHS's Cathey wrote about how it had
happened to him when he was working on a thesis.  It was in his letter from
the editor a year or so ago in the American Gardener.  I'm sure the
condition is only temporary.

> [Original Message]
> From: Pamela J. Evans <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 1/9/2003 9:42:44 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT]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!!
> :-D
> ---------- 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.
> >
> >Kitty

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