Re: Re: Newbie needing help...
- Subject: Re: [iris-talk] Re: Newbie needing help...
- From: carol frazer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 8 May 2002 08:10:18 -0700 (PDT)
Will GLADLY send you some of our rain. The Kansas City
area is getting MORE than enough and flooding in
places.The grass and flowers are loveing this though.
Hope the farmers are happy, also. Most of my iris are
have buds on them now,getting ready to bloom. This is
the first year for this. Guess I needed to be patient.
Am really enjoying them and will be glad when they all
Carol Frazer <email@example.com>
--- FRANCELLE EDWARDS <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Welcome, Tanya. It is our pleasure to try to help
> each other. That's what we are here for besides the
> pleasure of just discussing our favorite flower.
> I would not mulch the iris. Mulch, plus fertilizer,
> plus rain is the perfect formula for rhizome rot.
> Please let us know what part of the country you are
> Francelle Edwards Glendale, AZ Zone 9 where we
> sure could use some rain.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: tan0301
> To: email@example.com
> Sent: Tuesday, May 07, 2002 8:10 AM
> Subject: [iris-talk] Re: Newbie needing help...
> Thanks for answering... I just want to help them
> out all I can. I
> guess I will just wait patiently.
> One more question... I have always read that you
> do not mulch TB's.
> But the other day I saw a landscaper mulching them
> in and I asked
> him. He said "yeah, go ahead and mulch them, it
> won't hurt 'em".
> What's everyone's thought on this?
> Tanya - Thank you for your patience with me.. I am
> just starting out
> and full of questions.
> --- In iris-talk@y..., "John Bruce"
> <jbruce1@c...> wrote:
> > Tanya--
> > I would not fertilize. An already stressed plant
> probably does
> > not need the added stress of trying to produce
> growth. Bearded
> > iris are not heavy feeders, and the nutrients
> probably still
> > remain in the soil from your earlier feeding.
> They are replanted,
> > just let sun and time do their work.
> > jb
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > John Bruce jbruce1@c...
> > Hidden Acres Iris Gardens
> > http://home.cinci.rr.com/hiddenacres
> > SW Ohio,USDA Zone 5b
> > mailto:hidnacre@c...
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > plants or would it make it worse??? I
> fertilized in March.
> > was so anxious to see the blooms he made me
> leave what stalks
> > survived, should they be cut off to keep from
> stressing the
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been
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