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: Iris Experiment!

Chris writes

:In the near future I will start to receive some new Tall Bearded iris
:rhizomes. As a result of recent over winter survival problems with the
:TB's I am planning an experiment of sorts. Last year I lost all
:of my new TB acquisition plants. Instead of planting them directly in
:the garden as I have done in previous years, I will be planting them in
:pots as suggested earlier in the year by some of our loyal fellow Iris

I realize I'm not answering your questions, but I would like to make
a suggestion: Plant some of them outside too, as a control group. Of
course, you'd be running the risk of losing those, but then you'd
really know how effective the planting in pots is in reducing your

Happy irising, Tom.


Tom Tadfor Little         tlittle@lanl.gov  -or-  telp@Rt66.com
technical writer/editor   Los Alamos National Laboratory
Telperion Productions     http://www.rt66.com/~telp/

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