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Re: OT-BIO Alana Kirkpatrick

Hi and welcome,

Tell us where you live so someone in your Zone can guide you.

Char, New Berlin, WI
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alana" <tnmedic@earthlink.net>
To: <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, June 07, 2004 9:57 AM
Subject: [iris] OT-BIO Alana Kirkpatrick

> Hello, my name is Alana and I am a newbie!!  I need some friendly advice.
I have "inherited" (Thru purchasing the modest home attached!) an iris
garden.  I have no idea what I need to do next.  The irises that bloomed I
believe to be mostly bearded iris, but fully 1/2 of the garden did not bloom
this year so I don't know what kind they are.  I need to know what I do now.
I want to divide this bed out and place the irises in other places in my
yard.  I have a mature pine tree that I would love to put some irises
around, but I don't know if they do well under a pine tree.   I have
identified at least 10 different color varieties from what did bloom this
year.  I need to mention here that this "bed" is over 80 feet long, and at
least 10 feet wide at its widest point.  So I have a LOT of dividing to
do....I live in Zone 6 (Nashville TN).  I also have another area in my front
yard that gets full afternoon sun (as does this "bed") that I would like to
transplant to.   I hate to!
>   do the wrong thing and kill these plants, so I need some help, please!!
> --- Alana
> --- tnmedic@earthlink.net
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