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What's up with the search engine?

Posted by milehighgirl CO USDA 5B/Sunset 2B (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 29, 12 at 18:51

I've been trying to do research on pears. Some time ago I wrote down some notes regarding a member that said Abete Fetel, Belle D Guigno, and Fondante de Moulle were favorites. I have tried every variation of the names: Abbe Fetel, Abbe Fetal, Abate Fetel, Bella di Giugno, Bella de Guigno, Fondante de Moulins Lille, and have had no luck.

I KNOW there are posts regarding these varieties.

I also was trying to learn something about Asian pears and whether they would grow in Colorado. I found very little.

It seems that the older posts have been deleted.

Anyone else having the same issues?


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RE: What's up with the search engine?

>>Anyone else having the same issues? <<

Yes.

The search engine is terrible, always has been, I'm sorry to say.

:-(M


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RE: What's up with the search engine?

It's usually a better idea to go to Google and limit the search to Gardenweb.com. For example, the following returns several candidates.

site:gardenweb.com Fetel Bella Fondante Lille


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RE: What's up with the search engine?

Bob,

You are genius. I have tried Google before and put Gardenweb in the search, but not "site:gardenweb.com..." It worked like a charm and I found the post I was looking for.

Thank you!

Here is a link that might be useful: top five pears - Fruit & Orchards Forum - GardenWeb


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RE: What's up with the search engine?

Thanks for the info, I've struggled with the search engine too!


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