25 May 92, Lawrence London writes to All:
LL> Jack Honeycutt writes:
>> A post of a few days back asked for information on a garden database. I
>> have many shareware garden data base programs, and other garden software
>> available for down loading (no valadation required on the first visit) on
>> my BBS, The Garden Pond BBS. 1-(503) 735-3074. HST V Small. Come and
LL> If you carry the Sustainable Agriculture echo (Backbone, tagname: SUST_AG)
LL> could you post a list of those DB files for the folks there? Do you have
LL> any DB doors for Remote Access?
SUST_AG is not in the backbone feed for my area. No doors. You have to call
the 'Pond direct. Sorry.
LL> Many of us (including me) would enjoy talking shop with you about water
LL> gardening. I plan to build a goldfish/frog/water plant pool-within-a-patio
LL> this summer and will need to locate materials for the project. I am
LL> especially interested in starting a variety of plants in and around the
LL> pool. Lotus, lillies, cattails and water hyacinths have their appeal. I am
LL> in Zone 5 (Chapel Hill, N.C.). I believe all of these will survive here.
Yes, all but the water hyacinths will over winter.
LL> The pool will have a southern exposure with protection from North winds.
LL> Will hyacinths scavenge excess nutrients from the water?
No, not excess. As a matter of fact, the reason water hyacinths are used in the
pond so much is that they compete with the algae for food in the water and win.
The algae do not reproduce as fast, and the water will stay clear.
LL> I have bunches of farm/garden files on my board that may interest
LL> you. Freq FILES for a list 11PM-7AM EDT.
Thanks. I'll stop by sometime.