"How-to" information on the wiki -- how you can help

Michael Mace mikemace@att.net
Sun, 19 Jul 2009 11:23:44 PDT
I wanted to let you know that there's now a "how to" section on the wiki.
The main pages are:

How to grow bulbs:
http://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/index.php/… , and a
sub-topic on
How to grow bulbs from seed:

The seeds one has some wonderful (and very detailed) genus-specific
germination info compiled by Mary Sue.  I was stunned when I saw it.

These sections are a start, but they need additional work.  Here's what you
can do:

--Fix errors.  The general advice in both sections is biased because the
author (me) lives in California and writes from his own experience.  You
should dig in there and correct mistakes, add more info, etc.

--Add your experiences.  "How to grow bulbs" has a section at the bottom
where you can add notes on what works in your garden.  Right now it is a
lonely spot because I am the only contributor; you should come by and add
your own part here.

--Add more links.  Mary Sue identified several links to good discussions in
the PBS Forum, and I added a couple.  But we need more.  You can search the
archive here:  http://www.pacificbulbsociety.org/list.php  Remember that
great note you wrote to the PBS list about ideal soil mixes for aquatic
bulbs in Arctic climates?  This is your chance to make sure it lives on
throughout history.

Links to other great resources on the web would also be useful.

San Jose, CA (zone 9, min temp 20F/-7C)

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