I have known Michael for many years and always considered him a very good friend
I was always impressed with his kindness and his knowledge of horticulture, and very generous with his knowledge. He always had an answer for any questions I asked. I have never had anyone return an answer to emails like he did.
I have had friends travel abroad send me pictures of flowers taken on their travels to identify. I didn’t even have a clue; I would forward them to Michael and he would email right back name and country of origin. I get very sad just thinking that is gone, all that knowledge is gone.
He brought me up some of his wonderful Brussels. He was so proud of them and they were the best I ever had. What an honor that Fedco Seeds mentioned his comment on Gustus Brussels, Page 53. His opinion was always very important to everyone that knew him. He will be greatly missed.