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Re: Hosta, Humility, and Humor

> Yesterday the same friend visited my gardens and left me a hosta as a gift
> It was marked "f green t".  So after he left I got out Schmid's book and
> looked up "green t" with no success.  But since the book is somewhat dated
> I was not discouraged and checked  the hosta finder for "green t", again
> with no luck.
> Shortly thereafter it dawned on me that it must be "fortunei green t".
> Immediately I went back and check both sources again with the same dismall
> sucess.
> Later in the day, while in the tomatoe patch,  it dawned on me that I am
> now the proud owner of "fried green tomatoes."
> Here is my dilemma.  Should I tell this story to my friend?
> Roy Dales
> Milton, VT
> Z 3/4

 Of course you should tell your friend. We all have a "brain freeze" now
and then and say "duhhhhh!".  I think you and your friend could have a
really good laugh about this one.
(a.k.a. Diane Frederick)
Toledo, OH zone 5
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