Starter Drugs - bulb wise

Peter Taggart
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 14:08:20 PDT
My nephew,  aged about five, saw the "caterpillars" on regelia Iris stands
and was very quick to point them out as novel. His first plant was Primula
marginata 'Napoleon' He knew exactly who 'Napoleon' was and (aged five) had
to have this plant. His sister, aged fourteen, told me that daffodils were
red and Tulips yellow and that I did not know what I was talking about when
I tried to correct her.
Aged  2& 1/2 years her brother informed a squeamish garden owner: "Stamp on
snails!" when he heard the word "snail", and he stamped hard on the path to
Some children have more aptitude than others.
Peter (UK)

On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 9:52 PM, Ina <> wrote:

> Somehow it seems to me when reading the various ways gardeners got
> interested, was inherent. ..I was aware of plants.

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