query depending on between two values

hey, i am new in ruby..i have two textbox..where i will give
two dates.i will fire query for retriving data between two dates
given textboxes..pleaes give me any simple code.how will i proceed?
urgent..
controller code:
@result = params[:text]
    @result1 = params[:text1]
@infos=Info.find(:all,:conditions =>
{:user_id=>params[:text]..params[:text1]})
but it will not worked?
please help with code..

here's one way:

@infos = Info.find(:all, :conditions => ["my_date between ? and ?",
params[:date1], params[:date2]])