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Re: Finally*huge sigh*

bajai@mtco.com wrote:
> I finally have moved all 250 iris to our new house!!!  Made a 70'x 8'
> bed...two plants deep on either side of a 2 foot path down the center.
> All the bearded fit...the last 20 are a little close, but I can remedy
> that next year!*smile*  On todays agenda are moving the Sibs, Japs,
> Spurias, and Las...beds are turned, just needs a few ammendments thrown
> in.  I am following Bruce's advise about resetting the plants the same
> day they are dug...got my fingers crossed!!!
>         Julie Irwin
>         bajai@mtco.com
>         USDA zone 5  Illinois

Chris writes:
Don't forget about applying the winter mulch later on when the ground
freezes. I think that the mulch is probably more important in your
zone/climate than the same day planting.
Christopher Hollinshead
Mississauga, Ontario  Canada  zone6b
AIS Region 16
Director, Canadian Iris Society
Newsletter Editor, Canadian Iris Society
e-mail: cris@netcom.ca

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