RE: Politics and food...ARGH!!! was RE: [tomato] Re Caspian Pink (
Sat, 3 Apr 1999 21:00:09 -0500

Margaret wrote:
I have Caspian Pink seedlings, and I'm dubious about planting any in my
garden, even enclosed in a cage.  The sales pitch for this one has been
strident and overblown.

Margaret, the sales pitch is pretty flowery. But take a look at some of the
claims made for various seeds (not just tomato varieties) in the old time
seed catalogs-- Henderson, Livingston, etc. The hyberbole would make P.T.
Barnum blush!