[nafex] Pomona needs submissions!!

victoria l. caron vicaron at gis.net
Sat Jan 19 06:02:44 EST 2002


Thanks Ginda,
Yes, that would be great. Don't underestimate what's interesting. We are all a bunch of learnaholics aren't we? It doesn't matter if it's been said
somewhere before either, thanks for the help, .........vic

Ginda Fisher wrote:

> Vic, What's your deadline?  I could write something about my experience
> growing Fall Red Raspberries.  I don't think it will be terribly
> interesting - the take home results are that water matters, and you can
> avoid cane borer problems by diligent pruning - both something you could
> have gotten from any book.
>
> Ginda
>
> "victoria l. caron" wrote:
> >
> >  This is a copy for those who do not receive HTML
> >
> > Hello all and HELP!!!,
> > This is the fourth time I've gathered for the Spring issue of Pomona,
> > but it's the first time that
> > submissions are not forthcoming. In the past it was considered fortunate
> > if we could get everyone's work in, often some are saved for upcoming
> > issues. This year, however, I have had only four submissions, five
> > counting my own. There are not enough in the kitty to cover what we
> > need. Maybe it's the times, because the holidays have never interfered
> > before.
> > Please, if anyone has something to send in, don't worry about whether or
> > not others will find it
> > important enough. We all read everything and it helps to know that some
> > folks modest projects are just as important as the funded work at our
> > universities. Here are a few things to help jump start a submission:
> > Tell about:
> >  - what hooked you on fruits and or nuts.
> >  - something you successfully or unsuccessfully have done differently
> > than 'by the book'
> >  - any interesting propagation or growing tip.
> >  - your crop or why you don't have one.
> >  - positive and negative effects of the weather on disease and insects
> > damage, yields and quality.
> >  - interesting anecdotes or stories about individuals who have grown
> > fruits/nuts.
> >  - your favorite tool(s) and how you use it.
> >  - pest problems and/or eradication methods.
> >  - something you found and would like help identifying.
> >  - a project or experiment you can not manage and wish someone would.
> >  - marketing tips.
> >  - recipes and how to handle all the fruits of your labor that finally
> > paid off.
> >  - to dos and to don'ts.
> >  - on topic book or article, web site or other publication.
> >  - a poem, limerick or related humorous anecdote or fruit joke.
> > Please help Pomona. We can't publish without our members involvement.
> > Don't worry if it's been said
> > here on the egroup. When you compare the relatively small number of us
> > that are on the group to the
> > overall membership, it will be news to most.
> > I am eagerly and humbly waiting to be swamped with email submissions.
> > Make my day!!!
> > Victoria Caron aka ......vic NH
> >
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