No surplus sale this year

Adam Fikso
Sat, 25 Jul 2009 09:53:57 PDT
Jane--What's the "white list"?
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From: "Jane McGary" <>
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <>
Sent: Friday, July 24, 2009 6:30 PM
Subject: [pbs] No surplus sale this year

> Hello all,
> Having received a couple of inquiries in the past few days, I thought 
> I would announce that I won't be holding a surplus bulb sale this 
> year. I'm working long hours and also trying to get my property in 
> shape to put on the market, and I just don't have time.
> I'm certainly not going to give up growing bulbs, but the 
> distribution aspect of it will switch next year to the BX and NARGS 
> seed exchange, and after a year or two much of my collection will be 
> available from a small Oregon nursery with which I'm trying to share 
> everything of which I have more than three bulbs.
> Thanks to all of you who have bought bulbs in the past -- I hope they 
> have brought you a lot of interest and pleasure, and I love hearing 
> that they've done well in far-away gardens. This is the best way to 
> avoid being trapped by the "white list": sharing whatever we have 
> acquired in the past and making sure it is firmly in cultivation in 
> our well-guarded country.
> Jane McGary
> Northwestern Oregon, USA
> current PBS president
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