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Tips on growing irises.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1985 (v.63#9) pg. 91

Reblooming irises. A look at varieties, how to plant them and care that sustains the bloom cycle.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1998 (v.76#8) pg. 137

Pacific Coast irises, beardless native species used in hybridizing. Advice on sources, site selection and preparation, and care.
FINE GARDENING #17 Jan-Feb 1991 pg. 50
Correction FINE GARDENING #20 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 6
Added Info FINE GARDENING #62 Jul-Aug 1998 pg. 8

Tips on how to divide and transplant iris rhizomes.
FINE GARDENING #18 Mar-Apr 1991 pg. 12

Reblooming irises. New plants that keep the flowers coming. A guide to reliable rebloomers.
FINE GARDENING #30 Mar-Apr 1993 pg. 44

Siberian irises. Favorite cultivars, their planting and care.
FINE GARDENING #33 Sep-Oct 1993 pg. 46

Carefree wild irises extend the bloom season. Tips on selection and raising.
FINE GARDENING #42 Mar-Apr 1995 pg. 36

How to deal with iris infected with a virus.
FINE GARDENING #50 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 20

Jazzy Louisiana irises. A guide to garden-worthy Louisiana irises and their cultural requirements.
FINE GARDENING #50 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 22

Tip describes how to identify iris colors after they have finished blooming.
FINE GARDENING #52 Nov-Dec 1996 pg. 8

Hardy water irises. A look at the two broad groups, their differences and species, and their care.
FINE GARDENING #61 May-Jun 1998 pg. 67

Raising irises. Covers preparation of the planting site, selection of varieties, and planting.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun 1979 (v.23#6) pg. 14

How to plant and care for iris.
FLOWER & GARDEN May 1980 (v.24#5) pg. 36

It's easy to grow super irises.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1982 (v.26#4) pg. 30

How and where to grow tall bearded iris.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1987 (v.31#4) pg. 44

Louisiana irises. A guide to several species and their cultural requirements.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1988 (v.32#3) pg. 48

Tip: How to divide and replant iris rhizomes.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1988 (v.32#5) pg. 4

Japanese iris, a short history and their culture.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jul-Aug 1989 (v.33#4) pg. 22

Reblooming irises. A look at cultivars that rebloom in summer and fall.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1992 (v.36#5) pg. 8

Hybridizing irises. A celebrated hybridizer describes his technique and explains how others can do it.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1993 (v.37#2) pg. 22

Advice on when and how to divide bearded irises.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1994 (v.38#4) pg. 22

Crested irises. Tips on selecting and raising alternatives to the tall bearded hybrids.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1995 (v.39#2) pg. 82

Technique for dividing iris.
GARDEN GATE #2 Apr-May 1995 pg. 29

Advice on why irises have healthy foliage but no blooms.
GARDEN GATE #18 Dec 1997 pg. 38

Irrestible irises. A guide to beardless irises (Siberian, Pacific Coast, Louisiana, Alaskan, yellow flag, blue flag, water iris, Japanese and spuria), their care and culture. Includes a design for a perennial garden that showcases beardless iris.
GARDEN GATE #21 Jun 1998 pg. 26

Flying colours. Advice on selecting and raising irises.
HARROWSMITH #98 Jul-Aug 1991 (v.16#2) pg. 34

Tip on grinding and drying orris root.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1992 (v.4#4) pg. 4

The orris iris. Growing them and preparing the popular potpourri fixative from its dried, aged rhizomes.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1992 (v.4#6) pg. 32
Added Info HERB COMPANION Dec 1992-Jan 1993 (v.5#2) pg. 8

Tip on how to grow Iris germanica var. florentina and then dry and ground the root to obtain orris root to add to potpourri.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1999 (v.11#5) pg. 4

Tips on raising bearded iris.
HORTICULTURE Apr 1990 (v.68#4) pg. 8

Growing freesias indoors. Step-by-step instructions for raising this bulbous herb of the iris family.
HORTICULTURE Nov 1990 (v.68#11) pg. 60

Step-by-step guide to dividing bearded irises.
HORTICULTURE Aug-Sep 1992 (v.70#7) pg. 56

Crested iris (Iris cristata), its attributes and culture.
HORTICULTURE Feb 1993 (v.71#2) pg. 80

Bearded irises, recommended varieties, their cultivation and care. Also describes how to cut and condition the stems so they will last longer in a cut display.
HORTICULTURE Jun-Jul 1994 (v.72#6) pg. 58

Bearded iris basics. All you need to know to choose and raise these perennials.
HORTICULTURE Jun-Jul 1995 (v.73#6) pg. 25

Advice on how to eliminate iris borers from a bed of bearded iris.
HORTICULTURE May 1996 (v.74#5) pg. 8

A sampler of Siberian irises and their culture.
HORTICULTURE May 1996 (v.74#5) pg. 42

Advice on growing freesias indoors.
HORTICULTURE Nov 1997 (v.94#9) pg. 12

A sampler of tall bearded irises. Advice on selecting a planting site, their care and control of iris borers.
HORTICULTURE May 1999 (v.96#4) pg. 32

How to raise iris so they will bloom in spring, summer and fall.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1982 (v.29#10) pg. 106

Tip on raising crocus, hyacinths, squills, and iris from seeds.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1983 (v.30#6) pg. 20

A guide to classes of irises and their culture.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1986 (v.33#6) pg. 22

Tips on dividing overcrowded iris clumps.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1989 (v.36#10) pg. 19
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1990 (v.37#1) pg. 21

Bulb miniatures. Tips on raising smaller versions of tulips, daffodils, lily, and iris.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1990 (v.37#7) pg. 34

How to breed a new iris.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1991 (v.38#5) pg. 88

Irises. A look at bearded, Siberian, Japanese and Louisiana varieties of note and their culture.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1993 (v.40#6) pg. 54

An explanation of perceived color changing in irises and how proper division will eliminate it.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1997 (v.44#7) pg. 21

How to plant spring-blooming bulbs in pots. Includes detailed chart of instructions for dutch iris, crocus, daffodil, hyacinth, anemone, ranunculus and tulip.
SUNSET Oct 1977 (v.159#4) pg. 114

How to divide and replant bearded iris.
SUNSET Jul 1980 (v.165#1) pg. 186

Tip: How to divide bearded iris.
SUNSET Jul 1986 (v.177#1) pg. 174

How to raise wild Pacific iris from seed in your own garden.
SUNSET Apr 1988 (v.180#4) pg. 106

Tips on selecting and planting Dutch iris.
SUNSET Oct 1988 (v.181#4) pg. 196

Siberian and Japanese iris and tips on raising.
SUNSET Sep 1989 (v.183#3) pg. 184

Hybridizing your own iris.
SUNSET Apr 1990 (v.184#4) pg. 204

Bearded iris. A look at favorite varieties, their planting and division.
SUNSET May 1995 (v.194#5) pg. 65

Bloom-again bearded irises. A look at new varities that are bred for repeat bloom and tips on their care.
SUNSET Apr 1996 (v.196#4) pg. 82