hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: statue of Lenin

Bob wrote:

> Anyone need a statue of Lenin. Here is one that starts at 30k and is
> 11.5 ft tall.
> http://search.sothebys.com/browse/viewLot/lotDetail.jsp?LOT_ID=1LM6
> --
> Bye
> Bob
>                 Bob Axmear 208 2nd St Ne  Waukon,Ia 52172-1308
>                 http://www.hostasonline.com/  Hostasonline.com
>                 http://www.gardensights.com  GARDENSIGHTS.COM
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@mallorn.com with the

I'd love to have one--but 30K! When I first started doing research in
Russia in the mid-1980s, there was one on every corner--you couldn't
swing a dead cat without hitting Uncle Lenin. Now most of them are
propped up in official statuary graveyards--awaiting buyers from the
West. These places are called "museums of urban sculpture". By the way,
I posed a hosta question to a group of Russian friends: "Are there any?"
I'd never seen any there--gardens are either Versailles-type formal
gardens at official buildings and palaces, or they are
cabbage/beet/potato plots tended by the urban poor. The answer came that
now some nouveau riche have decorative gardens on their property, but
hostas are not in evidence. I correspond with a hosta collector in
Sweden, where perennial greenhouses sell a wide variety of hostas; she
has a Russian brother-in-law, and he says he's never seen them there


Kristi A. Groberg, Ph.D.

"My goal in life is to be the kind of person my dog thinks I am."

To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@mallorn.com with the

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index