My green thumb

Uncle Silkto Allanon of the Artisans

For once, I agree with Isaac, which in and of itself is worthy of a Bulletin posting :).

When comparing the values of 2 ultimate commodities, such as the ultimate poison and the ultimate charged item (whatever they may be) the real differetiniating factor would be time, location being a minor concern considering the abundance of most natu rally grown wonders of late. Mixing a half dozen potions, for 300+ sips, takes a significantly less amount of time than say mpicking 300 mandrake poisons, at about 3 seconds per pick and the same to prepare, we're looking at over 10 minutes