Odds and Ends

Tue, 15 Feb 1994 11:37:45 -0500 (EST)

Hi folks!

Our networks been on the fritz so the mailserver has been giving me
24-48 hrs worth of mail at a time so I need to play catch up some.

Kirk, I got the postage (and then some). Thanks. Glad to play Santa.
To answer your question, I work for a tiny little branch of the NIH named
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). It's one
of only? 2 branches not located in Bethesda, MD. Our group looks at gene
expression in the mammalian reproductive system and possible environmental

Kevin, If you've got an extra _Ping._ I'd be interested.

Perry, I think you've got a perfect setup to acclimate you CP to sunlight.
When you first move them out, go for the complete shade under your trees.
After about a week move them to a spot which gets about a few hours of morning
sun. Just keep moving them out a little at a time over about 3-4 weeks.
Depending on your site the changing position of the sun may do the work for

Thanks to the folks who responded to my _Drosophyllum_ question. Now here's
another. Has anyone used the compressed peat pots (the one you fill with the
medium of your choice) to start _Drosoph._? Seems like this would help with
transplanting unless the pot wall has fertilizer.

Take Care
Jeff in NC