You are not alone ... I grow my arilbreds in 12" pots in
an unheated greenhouse and I am over 75. Our problem is the young trees of
50 years ago have grown up and there is more and more shade encroaching
on the sunny areas. Last summer we had to cut down 7 coast live oaks which
were too near the house for fear they might fall on the house during a
California storm. Now we have fire wood coming out of our ears!
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Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2007 10:19
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] HYB: Mann
seedling IC1 X "pretty baby"
Robin, See you ALSO grow Iris in Pots. Getting
pretty feeble at age 75, OC grows a lot of his on his back deck in pots (still
has some in the yard). OC did this as a trial several years ago with
both Iris and Liliums. Terrific success. Allows him to go out on his walker
and take pictures very easily. Glad to see it works for others.....OC with a