Irises forum: To mulch or not to mulch

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Name: Kim
iowa (Zone 5a)
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Sep 26, 2013 12:41 PM CST
After dealing with iris borers this summer. And having to dig up all the iris' out and replanting them. I am wondering if putting red cedar wood chips down is a good or a bad idea. The iris' are in a mixed border. Kim Confused
Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
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Sep 26, 2013 12:43 PM CST
Keep the mulch several inches away from the rhizomes......
Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
Irises Beekeeper Region: Illinois Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Sep 26, 2013 1:18 PM CST
I agree Arlyn

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