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They need to put down roots before spring
A couple of years ago a friend of mine divided her irises and gave me a few of the rhizomes to plant in my yard. I put them around some daylilies and what a show I’ve had. If you want these...
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Everything changes so rapidly in the spring. The lambs grow quickly, the irises bloom overnight, the garden gets choked with weeds before you turn around. Here is a random assortment of photos from...
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I say the most beautiful flower on earth is the iris. It's scent and colors and poise are not to be beat. Best of all, the flowers come up year after year without any fuss. My irises have been...
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Destroy dead iris leaves to prevent disease and pests
Pay special attention to your iris beds as you're cleaning up the garden for spring. Destroy dead iris leaves to prevent disease and pests from taking over these perennial bloomers. Ward Upham is...
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Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Not too deep Listen to this radio show (MP3 download) or read below. Radio interview source: Susan Appleget-Hurst, garden editor, Better Homes and Gardens I can always count on my irises to put...
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If your iris beds weren't vibrant this year, it's time to dig them up and divide them. Dividing irises and replanting them every few years makes them healthier and prettier. Radio interview...