hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: New Iris Bed

Patty Forster wrote:
> Good afternoon to all,
> I just got done preparing a new iris bed.  I have added WELL composted horse
> manure and some screened compost.  Should I add a fertilizer.....

Dennis replies:  
I don't think fertilizer now would be advisable.  You have new soil and 
manure to get them off to a good start.  If anything, add a handfull of 
alfalfa pellets to eash clump, or till some up before planting.  Hope 
that helps.  
Glad you didn't have any damage from Bertha.  We could have used some of 
the rain.
Dennis - who is now watering the garden.

  • References:
    • New Iris Bed
      • From: Patty Forster <Patty.Forster@worldnet.att.net>

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index