Re: Transporting Iris to Shows
In a message dated 5/22/2007 2:20:17 P.M. Central Daylight Time,
<<Last yr. tried saving my lg.deli cat containers. Cut a slant hole in top--
Iined cut w duct tap-- And this did pretty well for the tall ones. Plus I
had a side handle so didn
t touch flower or stalk. No messy black hands from newspaper.>>
A couple more things. They make square buckets. I used a couple for
More recently, I've used cat litter containers. You mentioned the black
hands from newspaper, but if you roll the newspaper ahead? There is plenty of
time to wash your hands! <vbg> I cut extra holes in the litter containers
and make sure the rolled newspaper sticks beyond the cut edge so it doesn't
hurt the stalks.
Another method I've read is to use wire mesh over the tops of the buckets.
If you're adept with pvc pipe and glue, you could make handles on the edges
with more pipe.
Betty W. in South-central KY Zone 6 ---If you don't cross them, you can't
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