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: packing technique for beardless iris

Clarence -- thanks for the info on shipping techniques.  Mine went into water
for a couple of days, and then into the soil which I tried to keep moist,
which was no problem up until this week.  Only one of the five shows real
promise.  I took up three of them and put them in pots.  Today, all the foliage
of one fell off, and I dug it up to find some roots.  

They are doing the Bruce H. dance in the old dishpan (perhaps it's the lack
of colorful design in the child's pool??) I found a borer in one of them
the other week and sprayed with cygon.. what do you suppose is going on??
Will the foliage-less rhizome which does have some white roots carry on??
What sort of soil should be in those pots?? Should I increase the sand for
better drainage??? Fertilizer??  Gosh, I hate seeing my $$$ disintegrate --
and since I have one of the five growing great guns with no extra attention,
only 10 inches from another, I can't figure it.

In shipping, I wonder if it is just as important to keep the foliage damp, or
evenly moist as newspaper would provide since a lot of moisture is in that

So my question about shipping leads to care upon arrival -- 

Carolyn Schaffner -- perplexed in Balmy Buffalo, NY

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