Irises forum: Dividing iris?

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Name: Lynn Golovich
Wyandotte, mi (Zone 6b)
"It's never to late to be what you
Jun 30, 2015 7:13 AM CST
If there is anyone in the group in the Metro Detroit Area that is needing to divide their Bearded Iris I would come and help you in exchange for divided irises. I am building my iris garden and would appreciate the opportunity to work in your garden!
Name: Mary Ann
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: United States of America Hostas Hummingbirder Daylilies Birds
Irises Keeps Horses Region: Kentucky Farmer Container Gardener Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Jun 30, 2015 7:37 AM CST
You'd have to drive a little bit further to help me in my garden, Lynn!! Rolling on the floor laughing
Thoughts become things -- choose the good ones. (
Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
Irises Beekeeper Region: Illinois Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Jun 30, 2015 9:21 AM CST
But, if you go to MaryAnn's, you can have all you want to dig ,when you pass MY place ! Rolling on the floor laughing . "remember that old western on TV, Paladin ? "Have gun, will travel !.....How about," have spading fork, will travel" ? Or, "I dig for shares ?"
Name: Bonnie Sojourner
Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas (Zone 7a)
Magnolia zone
Region: United States of America Region: Arkansas Master Gardener: Arkansas Irises Bulbs Seed Starter
Gardens in Buckets Garden Art Plant and/or Seed Trader Moon Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Jun 30, 2015 10:39 AM CST
What a great idea, Lyn. I wish someone near me would offer to help weed in exchange for rhizomes. I hope someone sees your notice and takes you up on your offer. You would both benefit and make friends at the same time. Contact your local iris club. We often have members who send an email out telling what weeks they are digging and if you go and help that day you can have some of everything dug. It is often fun and educational to work in a garden other than your own.
I love my garden.... and Jesus, and coffee, and naps.......

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