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Re: OT: disappearing or trashed rhizomes

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: OT: disappearing or trashed rhizomes
  • From: Ida Smith <ismith@ucla.edu>
  • Date: Wed, 17 Sep 1997 22:29:24 -0600 (MDT)

The snoopy reply was marvelous, I'm thrilled to see that those of us that
garden still have a sense of humor!
  Ida
At 07:33 PM 9/16/97 -0600, you wrote:
>	My sister just sent me a post that might be relevant to holes where
>	irises 'used' to be or 'wildlife' eating or trashing them.
>
>	I sent my sister 12 bearded rhizomes, from MDBs to TBs, in July.
>
>	Things were going fine until Gus, their Australian Shepherd dog,
>	did his deed.
>
>>	Bad News - Gus apparently isn't too happy with my new schedule and he
>>trashed my irises.  I came home from work the other night and he had dug
>>them all up, broke all the new growth off of the rhizomes and completely
>>destroyed the spot.  He has never done anything like that before.
>>Definitely ticked me off.
>
>	Me, too, Nancy..... but there is always next year. :))
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>	Cheers,
>
>	Ellen
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