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Re: Iris beds

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Iris beds
  • From: Gerry Snyder <gcsnyd@loop.com>
  • Date: Sun, 16 Feb 1997 00:26:00 -0700 (MST)

Ginny wrote:
> I'll leave it to the experts to tell you how start a new  iris bed and
> how long to leave it to let it settle before planting but PLEASE  NO
> MANURE.  I killed a huge order 2 years ago because of manure.  -This was
> pre iris-l.  If iris-l had been started before I planted my iris, they
> would probably still be snuggled happily under their blanket of snow
> instead of rotting away.
> Ginny P
> inanda@lindsaycomp.on.ca

If you had mixed the manure into a layer 6" below the surface it 
probably would have been okay. It's good for for roots, not for rhizomes

gcsnyd@loop.com    AIS Region 15
Warm, winterless Los Angeles
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