[Homestead] not - Iraqis
tvoivozd at infionline.net
Sun Nov 28 17:06:29 EST 2004
Toni Hawryluk wrote:
>tvoivozhd---Forgot exactly when---sometime after `1997 the British
>>passed a law making it illegal for gardeners and farmers to save
>>heirloom seeds. Don't know its present status. I doubt such a law
>>would be enforcible in Iraq---they seem an uruly lot and everyone
>>carries a Kalashnikov unless they feel the grenade launcher or a 90 mm
>>mortar tube stashed in their bedroom closet would be more appropriate.
>Having read about U.K and particularly British feelings
>about their gardens, would you offer your opinion
>about a possible percentage of British law-breakers
>re heirloom seeds ?
The "strong" feelings of the British gardener didn't prevent the Law
from being passed in the first place---I have a good deal more
confidence of Kalashnikov persuasion in the hands of every gardener,
both in keeping the law from being passed or enforced.
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