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RE: On topic, believe it or not (was Re: Irises and Chickens)

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: RE: On topic, believe it or not (was Re: Irises and Chickens)
  • From: "Barbara Mann" <IrisMaven@msn.com>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Feb 1997 22:36:41 -0700 (MST)

Linda, my chickens would much rather scratch around in any new seedbeds that 
bother weeding the iris.  But that's probably because that's where the new 
applications of compost are, and new compost invariably means WORMS!--or at 
least, that's what Muffy figures, and the other girls pretty much follow her.

Barb, in Santa Fe, where it's not new seedbed time yet (sorry, girls).
IrisMaven@msn.com

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From: 	iris-l@rt66.com on behalf of LMann76543@aol.com
Sent: 	Thursday, February 20, 1997 10:35 AM
To: 	Multiple recipients of list
Subject: 	On topic, believe it or not (was Re: Irises and Chickens)



Does anyone use chickens to weed their iris beds?  I used to enjoy the work
the barred rocks and rhodies did in the daylily beds, but haven't had
chickens out cultivating the irises.  They do an excellent job on chickweed
(Stellaria ).

Linda Mann lmann76543@aol.com east Tennessee USA





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