selection

each year my selection of plants evolves. i have a general picture of what flowers i favor. that list of plants i use in my crosses is shaped by what i have learned over the last several years. some plants tell me that it is difficult to combine plants A and B. however A can be combined with C and plant B can be combined with plant D. and then plant AC and plant BD can be combined. and in the process some of those sought traits can be carried forward in the new plants. the evolution involves learning both the combinations that do work and form seed pods and learning the combinations that do not work and result in a collection of dropped pod labels. labels that have no where to go but down. down because there is no growing pod to hold them on the plant…

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