Plant Database forum: merge database entries

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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Jul 26, 2015 9:03 AM CST
As moderator for the Plumeria forum I figured I could complete this proposal but it won't let me. Who does this?

http://garden.org/plants/mod/props/?ppid=236427
Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member Plant Database Moderator Forum moderator Aroids Irises Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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eclayne
Jul 26, 2015 9:22 AM CST

Plants Admin

What happens when you select approved?
Evan
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
Forum moderator Region: Florida Cat Lover Garden Sages Cactus and Succulents Tropicals
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Dutchlady1
Jul 26, 2015 9:50 AM CST
It's not giving me that option, that is what is so weird....
Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member Plant Database Moderator Forum moderator Aroids Irises Celebrating Gardening: 2015
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Tropicals Foliage Fan Bulbs Hummingbirder Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge)
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eclayne
Jul 26, 2015 10:17 AM CST

Plants Admin

Ahh...my memory is slipping Hetty. Because merges affect data, photos, comments and multi-plant tags, essentially everything related to an entry, a lot of preparatory work is sometimes necessary prior to a merge. We were finding information was being lost, tags broken, etc. and decided the admins should do these. I've made screenshots of Plumeria (Plumeria rubra 'Barbados Showgirl') and and can merge them for you.
Evan
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
Forum moderator Region: Florida Cat Lover Garden Sages Cactus and Succulents Tropicals
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Dutchlady1
Jul 26, 2015 10:32 AM CST
Yes. That would be helpful. They are the same cultivar that were sold under different names. Once they are merged I will include that info. Thanks.
Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member Plant Database Moderator Forum moderator Aroids Irises Celebrating Gardening: 2015
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Tropicals Foliage Fan Bulbs Hummingbirder Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge)
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eclayne
Jul 26, 2015 11:06 AM CST

Plants Admin

This is done. Please check the data queue.
Evan
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
Forum moderator Region: Florida Cat Lover Garden Sages Cactus and Succulents Tropicals
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Dutchlady1
Jul 26, 2015 11:22 AM CST
Thanks.
Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member Plant Database Moderator Forum moderator Aroids Irises Celebrating Gardening: 2015
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Tropicals Foliage Fan Bulbs Hummingbirder Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge)
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eclayne
Jul 26, 2015 11:29 AM CST

Plants Admin

I tip my hat to you.
Evan

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