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Re: OT-BIO, Tammy King

Hi Tammy,

It was nice reading your note.  Growing irises and just working in the
garden has always been for me a growing experience of growth and many
Lora L. Masche
Forquin Mountain Iris Garden
21643 Shake Ridge Road
Volcano, CA 95689
-----Original Message-----
From: Tammy King <tlking@ap.net>
To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
Date: Thursday, May 14, 1998 9:35 AM
Subject: OT-BIO, Tammy King

>Hello everyone~
>This is my first year growing iris. I have mainly TB's, but also have a few
>DB and SB. I'm in California, 60 miles north of San Francisco in the
>to the wine country.
>Right now I'm in the process of getting back out into the workforce, which
>is putting a damper on my gardening, along with the weather that can't make
>up it's mind what it wants to do..*grin*
>I have approximately 57 iris plants, some named, some un-named. Most are in
>the ground, in various places, some in pots which will be put into the
>ground this summer. My husband is building me a bed specifically for my
>iris. (This is his birthday present to me..pretty neat, huh??) He's hoping
>to get it done on Tuesday (the big day) so that I have something to "open".
>I've recieved several catalogs in the past week or so, and I'm afraid I may
>have to mortgage the house for all the ones I want, and I haven't recieved
>several catalogs yet...Schreiners, Suttons, Cooleys and Stockton. I'm in
>really big trouble when they get here!! *smiles*
>I tend to have a somewhat "dry" sense of humor, so I try to use "emoticons"
>to express my meaning so that it isn't taken offensively...if you feel I'm
>offending someone, just send me a slap or two and I'll be okay :~)
>So far this season I've only had 4 iris bloom: 'Red at Night',
>'Superstition', and two other's that are un-named at this point. One is a
>bright purple self and the other is a white/purple plicata. I have a few
>that are budding out, which surprises me because I planted them in February
>of this year after they sat in a box in the garage for 2 months. Can't wait
>to see them!
>I've joined the AIS and also the Santa Rosa Iris Society. Missed my first
>meeting due to illness, but a great bunch of folks and I'm looking forward
>to next months meeting.
>Thanks letting me ramble on here a bit....Hope everyones weather gets back
>to normal!
>Take care,
>Zone 9, Ca. (where the weather is ever-changing)

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