Re: Iris book
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- Subject: Re: Iris book
- From: Cliff Snyder <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 27 Feb 1998 20:10:07 -0700 (MST)
> I just got this book about a week ago and have enjoyed it as an old book about
> irises. Part of the dustjacket review includes:
> " Presenting a clear and concise analysis of those vatieties most popular
> with the amateur growers for whom the book has been written, Mr. Randel
> discusses in detail the techniques required for successful cultivation.
> The opening chapters deal with bullbous, Siberian, Pacific Coast, Louisiana
> and Spuria Irises. The main emphasis of the book then shifts and remains on
> beardeds, and particularty tall beardeds, which repersent over ninty percent
> of th Irises grown both in the United States and Britain. It was with tall
> beardeds that Harry Randall achieved his greatest successes, winning for
> himself an international reputation. In each section, the author covers
> habits of the plants, making expert recommendations for their cultivation and
> for the raising of seedlings.
> Illustrated with over 50 plates and numerous line drawings, this is a book
> which will prove helpful to the beginner, yet invaluable to the more
> experienced Iris grower."
> I like this book, and would recommend it for anyone. But, then again, I do
> like ALL iris books.
> Zone 8, (70 dregees yesterday, and freezing tonight)
Thanks for the recommendation. See ya Tuesday week.
Cliff Snyder Zone 8 Austin, Tx
Rainbow Iris Farm