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Re: Cult: soaking TBs

From: Ellen Gallagher <e_galla@moose.ncia.net>

	Rosalie wrote:

>  I'm sort of tired about hearing the efforts spent on store-dead irises.
>Take warning from these people's experiences.

> The best idea of all is to avoid those stores that sell irises and get them
>from iris growers -- there are plenty of catalogs - and a bargain is not
>allways - and I mean all ways - a bargain.  The price might be right, but your
>time and energy cost something!
	I agree with you, Rosalie *but* I was very remiss this summer and
	some of my ordered purchases were not planted, shall we say, right
	away. The best laid plans can go amok and little bags of bearded irises
	festooned my garage. I did have the sense to unpack them and soak
and plant
	the *beardless* ones as soon as possible.

>Ellen, it is good to hear from you, but how about taking your weather back --
>I can stnd a little snow, but when freezing rain is added, that is too much
>for me to navigate!

	Gee, you ascribe a little too much to us in the tundra...freezing
rain is
	not in our department...just snow. :)


	Ellen (more snow today)

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~	"One touch of nature makes the
Ellen Gallagher  /  e_galla@moose.ncia.net		whole world kin"
Northern New Hampshire, USA    /   Zone 3a
Lancaster, NH   in  'The Great North Woods'
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