Re: The lathe between thing
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- Subject: Re: The lathe between thing
- From: Glenn Simmons <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 18 May 1998 00:08:45 -0600 (MDT)
Well Lorraine, my wife (Linda) marks iris in a similar way but she doesn't
confine herself to lathes. 2 X 4's, 4 X 4's, 2 X 2's, anything long enough
to cover the distance needed is okay! :) You should see what that looks
Glenn & Linda Simmons
Springfield, Missouri Zone 6
Lorraine Miller wrote:
> Tammy asks about "the lathe between"
> It is simply my method of marking the Iris clumps when I've let them
> get so large that I'm not sure where one ends and the other begins.
> When I plant I try to space them so they can remain in place for several
> years, but some of these clumps have been growing in the same spot for
> five, or maybe more, years. So while they are in bloom I mark the
> clumps with a piece of lathe between them. I buy bundles of them at the
> lumber yard and they are easily broken into 2 or more pieces. I don't
> know if anyone else does this. It's just a method I came up with.
> Lorraine, in Quincy, WA where I spent the day redoing labels which faded
> out over the winter, and enjoying being out there with all those
> beautiful blooms. So many historics and older Iris, but still as lovely
> as the newer ones. And yes, the hound is still around and trying to get