Robert, NEVER give up hope! There is always a way out. Sometimes one can feel bogged down by it all though. And as we know here and as I can see on facebook there is a following of enthusiatic and young gardeners out there!! Kind regards Mark > Message du 03/10/12 15:42 > Objet : Re: [pbs] The Future " I have to admit when I started this thread I was feeling a bit down. Although we have begun to put lots of things into place they do not seem to have generated as large an increase in membership as I had hoped. But I suppose It is too soon to judge and many parts of the plans are yet to be achieved, some not even yet attempted. > > The ideas on the PBS forum have cheered me and given me a sense that all the work will eventually lead to a better Iris society. I thank you all for this discussion. It is sort of like getting a second opinion from another doctor. > > Bob Pries"