The gardener's iris book / William Shear.
By: Shear, William A.Material type: BookPublisher: Newtown, Conn. : Taunton Press, 1998Description: 169 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1561582409.Subject(s): Irises (Plants)DDC classification: 635.9/3438
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
Of all the iris books on the market, The Gardener's Iris Book is the first one keyed specifically to the American gardener. Author William Shear shares his expertise gained from 40 years of tending irises in almost every area of the country.
Starting with the Tall Bearded Iris, the book features iris types that will cover almost any garden conditions -- dry, wet, shady, or sunny. Step-by-step instructions and photos make choosing, planting, and growing irises simple.
You'll find complete instructions on:Choosing the best varieties for your garden The when and how of planting irises Coaxing more blooms from each plant Dividing rhizomes Controlling pests safely Creating your own hybrids
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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