Summer blooms

Wed, 23 Aug 2006 20:26:35 PDT
Lee this is a great idea.  As another very envious pbs-er, I would also love 
to hear all about the Symposium and Conference.

    Shirley GREEN Meneice
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lee Poulsen" <>
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <>
Sent: Wednesday, August 23, 2006 12:41 PM
Subject: Re: [pbs] Summer blooms

> On Aug 20, 2006, at 7:49 AM, Mary Sue Ittner wrote:
>> Since I'm leaving for the IBSA
>> symposium early next week I'll miss seeing what some of them will look
>> like.
>> As much as I will miss seeing the bulbs wake up in my garden I am
>> really
>> looking forward to seeing many of you on this list who live far away
>> at the
>> bulb symposium in South Africa. And they have had a lot of winter
>> rainfall
>> so those of us traveling there will no doubt have some amazing
>> botanizing.
>> Mary Sue
> Given all the people on this and other lists from various countries who
> are going to South Africa soon for the IBSA symposium and/or the Clivia
> Conference, as well as the great rainfall they've had this winter, I am
> **so** envious. You all are going to have such a great time there, I
> just know it. Having been there only once (as well as to quite a number
> of other countries), I know South Africa is a fantastic place to visit
> anyway. So this makes the envy all the worse.
> Therefore, I want to hear all about everyone's trips there, what they
> see, who they met with and had fun with, plant shows, wildflower tours,
> everything no matter how off-topic. I know Jim Shields is going to try
> to write about his travels there:
>> I'll also make an attempt to keep an on-line diary of some of our
>> activities in a "blog" style (more or less). Just go to our home page
>> at:   and select the link to "South
>> Africa 2006 Blog" on the first page.
> So please share the great times with all the rest of us who are stuck
> in our home countries this time around. This year sounds like a
> can't-miss opportunity that I, unfortunately, will have to miss.
> --Lee Poulsen
> Pasadena, California, USDA Zone 10a
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