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Gardening by Osmosis


Last updated 8/4/2022 at 10:03am

Its time to dig and transplant iris to where you want splashes of color next June. If you don’t have iris in your garden there are usually neighbors or friends who are eager to share their beauties. If not, rainbows of colorful iris are available at most garden centers.

Iris are tough. Don’t worry about damage to roots or tubers when exposed to the air. Discard soft or damaged tubers when transplanting. You can even break or cut firm tubers that have healthy leaves and set them in the ground.

Iris prefer well-drained soil on the alkaline side of the PH scale.The soil not need be fertile...

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