Will moles eat iris bulbs?

Answer Moles do not eat bulbs. Their diet consists of insect grubs, earthworms and small invertebrates. The damage they can do to plants and bulbs has to do with their burrowing activities, which can caus... Read More »

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How do I thin iris bulbs?

LiftThin or divide irises with rhizomes from late July through September. A rhizome is a long tuber-like structure that the iris grows from. Divide bulb-type irises in October. Divide irises every ... Read More »

How to Dry & Store Iris Bulbs?

Irises are cold, hardy flowering plants. Their bulbs, technically known as rhizomes, can be dug and stored if needed for transplanting or to take them with you on a move. Though they rarely if eve... Read More »

How do I transplant iris bulbs?

PreparationDig the soil in a sunny site with good drainage. Add 2 to 4 inches of compost or manure and mix into the soil to the depth of 12 inches. Dividing and transplanting iris bulbs is done in ... Read More »

How to Care for Miniature Iris Bulbs?

Miniature iris bulbs, also known as dwarf iris, grow relatively easily, as long as they do not reach temperatures below 14 degrees F, according to North Carolina State University. Irises bloom earl... Read More »