Topic of the Week

Rand Nicholson
Thu, 06 Nov 2003 05:36:01 PST
This is an excellent suggestion. I believe that most (if not all) of 
us grow plants from both hemispheres and it would be a great way to 
track what is going on with our bulbs from various climates, perhaps 
encourage some of the less adventurous of us (like myself) to attempt 
bulbs we would have otherwise not considered as suitable for our 


>I would find it helpful to have one TOW per month (or every second 
>month?) be a "What you should be doing now NH" (Northern Hemisphere) 
>and ditto SH.
>Besides telling what I should be repotting or watering or 
>twin-scaling, it could also include information about sources.  For 
>instance, I try to remember when to check various websites so I can 
>order bulbs, but invariably I get a message like: "Our shipping 
>season is over, but we've left these gorgeous photos so you can see 
>what you missed."
>Diane Whitehead  Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
>maritime zone 8
>cool mediterranean climate (dry summer, rainy winter - 68 cm annually)
>sandy soil
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Rand Nicholson
Zone 5b Maritime Canada

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