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Iris Beds

Teresa Cobb wrote:

:  I will start tilling them up next month and wonder if I should add manure at
that time?  I have
:  access to sheep, cow and horse manure (free for the picking).  Should I not
plan on planting
:  any rhizomes until July and leave the beds fallow till then?

Sounds like a good plan to me.  The secret of effective use of manure is giving
it time to be incorporated into the soil.  We've had far better results with
horse manure than any other type.

Sharon McAllister (73372.1745@compuserve.com)

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