Re: CULT: Advice on Feeding Iris in early season, Zone 4
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- Subject: Re: CULT: Advice on Feeding Iris in early season, Zone 4
- From: Dennis Stoneburner <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 8 Apr 1997 15:00:58 -0600 (MDT)
Scott "Doc" Holloway wrote:
> > Second time around!
> > I am not receiving AIS bulletin nor able to order a book to
> > answer this question in a timely manner so I ask again.
> > My TBs are up 3-5 inches. Should I feed them something? Should
> > I bother? This will be the first season since I planted the rizhome
> > last fall. I didn't put anything on them when I planted them due to
> > my ignorance. I'm concerned about giving them a good start.
> > Scott,
> Do nothing. The first year almost always does fine. Look for any
> problems like rot or borer. Since this is the first year, borer should
> not be a problem either. Just sit back and enjoy your first year bloom.BTW - My mother told me once you don't take medicine unless you're sick.
Books and articles are guides to be considered, but not followed blindly.
As you gain experience, write notes in a book, and you will find what works
best for you in your area.