[IGSROBIN] Fw: Tragacanthoides
> From: AlbyScriven <SCRIVENS@bigpond.com>
> To: Hedgehug@aol.com
> Subject: Re: Tragacanthoides
> Date: Monday, 23 November 1998 7:43
> Hello Cindi,
> Sunbaking indeed!!! I have been trying to make the most of probably
> best weather we have had in years. I cannot recall the plants looking
> well as they do this year. Everything is smiling at me instead of
> sullen and miserable. I am doing cartwheels over a couple of my
> for this year, they look very promising.
> No I haven't heard of an updating of the seed bank. The difficulty is
> when you have a reasonably substantial collection, you may only really
> seed of a couple of taxa and you really have no use for alternatives. In
> my case I usually buy a $US10 note say and then list seeds to use up the
> note. That means about 10 pkts. plus postage. For much of the seed
> I have surplus seed of my own so I really don't want any more of that
> Its a difficult problem but it is important to us to have an up to date
> No bottom heat is necessary to raise Geraniaceae cuttings or seed here in
> If the weather conditions are right, strike rates of 100% within 3 weeks
> are common. Seed, well Geraniaceae seed has a mind of its own but bottom
> heat seems to have little lf amy effect on germination results.
> All the overseas people are still waiting on the Autumn issue of GATW.
> This is quite normal, we just have to be patient and enjoy when we
> Geraniaceae is all around the World
> ps I think this is going to you personally and not the Robin so if you
> feel that any of it may be of interest to others you could pass it on.
> am never quite sure where these reply to author e-mails finish up.
> > From: Hedgehug@aol.com
> > To: SCRIVENS@bigpond.com
> > Subject: Tragacanthoides
> > Date: Friday, 20 November 1998 15:39
> > Alby,
> > I've been having some computer glitches of my own. Did you get a
> > regarding the seeds you are looking for?
> > It was good to hear from you again, I was wondering what happened to
> > I realize that you have been sunbathing and enjoying your good weather!
> > been rather cool and cloudy in San Diego, which is fine by me, and I
> > have to water as often, but the cuttings are simply not taking root. I
> have a
> > set of cords that are supposed to provide bottom heat if you construct
> > sandbox for them, so maybe I'll get creative over the Thanksgiving
> holiday and
> > see what happens. Will keep you posted as to results. Do you use
> > when starting cuttings and seeds?
> > Has your GATW arrived yet? The winter issue went to the printers a
> > so ago, so I'm not quite sure if you're waiting for it or the autumn
> > with your article in it. Please advise.
> > Cindi
> > email@example.com