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Re: Buddha's Hand

Ooh...that's a creepy looking little plant, isn't it?

Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Tue 05/11, james singer < jsinger@igc.org > wrote:
From: james singer [mailto: jsinger@igc.org]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 03:51:38 -0400
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Buddha's Hand

It's a rather uncommon citrus; here's a link to a picture of the


Monday, May 10, 2004, at 08:25 PM, Andrea H wrote:<br><br>> I think you
might have to splain that Lucy....Buddha's Hand <br>>
Citron?????<br>><br>> A<br>><br>> Andrea H<br>> Beaufort,
SC<br>><br>><br>> ----- Original Message -----<br>> From: "james singer"
<jsinger@igc.org><br>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net><br>> Sent: Monday, May
10, 2004 5:13 PM<br>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] todays exper... or What's
Up<br>><br>><br>>> Interesting about Wal-Mart, Fran.<br>>><br>>> Not too
long ago, I found a Buddha's Hand citron at our local <br>>>
Wal-Mart.<br>>> In fact there were three of them [grafted; 7 gallon;
under $20], and<br>>> there aren't that many more-sophisticated
nurseries that even know <br>>> what<br>>> they are!<br>>><br>>> My take
is that if you know plants well enough to recognize healthy<br>>> from
ill, you can often find some amazing selections in places like<br>>>
Kmart, Home Depot, Target, and Lowes, as well Wal-Mart. So I tour <br>>>
their<br>>> garden centers whenever I go there--and sometimes I make
tours of them<br>>> all, just to see what's up.<br>>><br>>><br>>> On
Monday, May 10, 2004, at 02:08 PM, F M Ferrari wrote:<br>>><br>>>> I
guess it may be where one lives but this weekend I found some
good,<br>>>> healthy Heuchera at the local WalMart for $3.00. I always
check <br>>>> because<br>>>> you never know what's going to be there
from week to week. When they<br>>>> get<br>>>> something good and
different in, it goes fast because folks like me<br>>>> will<br>>>> buy
all they have! And right now I've developed an attraction for the<br>>>>
coral bells now that I've seen how well they wintered here.
Fran<br>>>><br>>>><br>>>> Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:Well, I
believe there's room for all<br>>>> kinds of businesses. I don't
shop<br>>>> Wal-Mart - can never find anything there. But we do have a
Meijer's<br>>>> across<br>>>> the street (same sort of place but
regional) th

at seems to have<br>>>> everything.<br>>>> I wish I had the $ to shop
mom and pop types, but I don't.<br>>>><br>>>> One of the big reasons I'm
out of a job is the big box stores. They<br>>>> pretty<br>>>> much ran
off or bought up all the mom & pop 1 hr photos. The small<br>>>>
stores<br>>>> cared about quality and used our products. The big box
places don't<br>>>> care<br>>>> about the quality, so won't use it. And
judging from conversations <br>>>> I've<br>>>> had, articles I've read,
and studies that have been made, they don't<br>>>> need to<br>>>> worry
about the quality. the customers don't care, so why should <br>>>>
they?<br>>>><br>>>> Kitty<br>>>><br>>>>
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