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Re: weather

The Hosta will survive, but will look awful for the rest of the season.
There are a few small leaves near the ground, but the rest look, as
one visitor said, like celery sticks. I guess the roots get enough
sustenance from the large stems to survive - I have had this happen
before but not so bad.  I hope the deer stay out of your yard.  I am
getting pretty good at outsmarting them most of the time, but it
only takes one good session to undo a whole season's growth.
I have had to change my whole approach to gardening, however.
Oh well.  

In a message dated 07/19/2006 1:04:53 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
wmorgan972@ameritech.net writes:
Auralie, do you think you hosta might leaf out again from the root system or
do dear eat the roots too?  We have deer in the area, but thus far I've been
really fortunate that they haven't decided to dine in my yard.  The most
they do is scrape antlers on the tree trunks.  

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