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Re: Question...


Hi LU!   Of course your buying frenzy won't stop ... Have internet will
purchase is my motto... he he

How about seeds?   I could send you some mutt seeds and you could play with
them as well as the bare roots... Beware of the dreaded agricultural
department upon returning though......  Have a cervaza for me por favor ....
gracias amigo.

Kate Ardissono
2714 Belle Plaine
Long Beach, IN  46360

-----Original Message-----
From: Lu Treadway <Hostanut@Bellsouth.net>
To: hosta-open@mallorn.com <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
Date: Saturday, December 11, 1999 8:20 AM
Subject: Question...


>OK, so I'm gonna be semi-living in Guatemala for the next 7-8 months. (no,
>it's not gonna stop my buying frenzy) So, naturally, I am having a tough
>time being away from my babies. Last night I had a thought. If I dig up a
>Hosta or two, and carry them bare root to my apartment here, then pot them
>up, I can use them as house plants till I go home. (yes, too many beers)
>
>But seriously, it's cool here (always spring like temps) and I thought it
>would be worth a try. What do you guys think? I can store them in the
fridge
>for a few weeks here, to keep them dormant. How long should I do that? In
>soil or bare root? Then I could break their dormancy after the allotted
>time. Pot them and grow em.
>
>Then when it's time to go home, I could remove them from dirt, cut them
>back, and take them home. I may even try to put them back in the fridge to
>put them into dormancy again.  Is this not a good plan? Need some
experience
>here.
>
>Be creative with me now....
>
>Lu (Atlanta, Zone 7B)(but in Guatemala till next week!)
>
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