Latin Names

John Bryan
Sun, 30 Nov 2003 11:48:46 PST
I was intrigued to know knowing Latin names helps lower costs,  can you
explain?  Cheers, John E. Bryan wrote:
> I agree with Mary Sue's comments about Latin names.  Whether you can
> pronounce it correctly or not if you know the latin name you can find it in a
> botanical book to get information about the plant.  Another good reason to learn the
> latin name is when you see the plant for $79.99 in a nursery, if you know the
> latin name you can usually find the same plant for a fraction of that cost.   I
> have done this often, and it is my best excuse when people tease me about
> calling plants by their botanical names.
> I am a novice and really really appreciate all of the information so many of
> you put into the PBS
> Thanks, Carolyn Craft
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