Re: CULT: fertilizing irises
Dorothy Fingerhood wrote:
> At 05:25 PM 9/21/97 -0600, you wrote:
> >Can anyone tell me if dug and divided irises should be fertilized in the
> >fall just before frost and what is the best fertilizer to use?
> >Rima email@example.com
> >upstate ny zone 4
> Rima, welcome back; hope your vacation was enjoyable. I would NOT
> fertilize at this time of the year or later. We had a
> frost warning last night, but I haven't looked outside yet! I'm chicken!
the vacation was a good one and if anyone ever is in north-east Vermont,
don't miss the shelbourne Museum.
Thanks for the info on NOT fertilizing at this times of year.
The frost did indeed arrive last night -- it was 32 at 7:30 A>M>--and I
still have several beds that need to be cut back and cleaned out. I am
concerned about the irises I planted this past weekend. this isn't a
severe frost but wonder if it will harm these.
upstate ny zone 4