Re: HYB: nighhtmare!
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- Subject: Re: HYB: nighhtmare!
- From: "John I. Jones" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sat, 20 Jun 1998 09:13:21 +0000
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Dennis Kramb wrote:
> Well, my worst fears have come true. In case any of you had forgotten, I
> had an absolutely lousy bloom season this year. And an even more dreadful
> success rate at getting my crosses to actually take. In fact, I only had
> one successful one. This morning I woke up to find the seed pod decapitated
> from the stalk! :(
> Is there any chance in H-E-double-hockeysticks of saving some of the seeds?
> I estimate the pod is only 4-5 weeks old.
> For the record, it was the fault of the guy that mowed the lawn yesterday.
> He damages something in my garden nearly every week. I thought I had
> enough stakes around this iris though (five) that he'd stay away from it!
> No such luck.
> Dennis Kramb; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Cincinnati, Ohio USA; USDA Zone 6; AIS Region 6
> Member of AIS, ASI, HIPS, RIS, SIGNA, & Miami Valley Iris Society
> Primary Interests: Hybridizing Arilbreds, Raising Native Ohio Species Irises
John replys and forwards
If there is any stalk left, trim the end to give a fresh surface and
stick it in a hole in a big potato. We will hear from others on the list
as to whether you have to make a new hole from time to time.
Worth a try.
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