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Re: Frost Heaved Hostas - I Wish!

In a way I wish it was something like that.  Unfortunately I have voles.
Have had for a number of years and fight them constantly.  They are
voracious eaters and love hosta.  All of the evidence was there for voles
Beth Arnold
Peoria Illinois  Zone 5
-----Original Message-----
From: CCREDUX@aol.com <CCREDUX@aol.com>
To: hosta-open@mallorn.com <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
Date: Sunday, February 14, 1999 7:12 PM
Subject: Re: Frost Heaved Hostas - I Wish!

>In a message dated 2/14/1999 8:06:11 AM Central Standard Time,
>seabeth@heart.net writes:
><< I purchased a
> Golden Teacup last year, it is no more.  Voles in a new area and they had
> nice meal of GT.  It was next to the house so the soil was not frozen, I
> thought something looked not quite right and in digging in the area, there
> is nothing left except I one long root. >>
>Are you sure it was voles? I do not have a vole problem, but I planted a
>number of hostas in a new bed. One of these was Golden Teacup(s?). Next
>there was none of it to be found.It simply rotted away.The others did fine.
>think some hostas are inherently "weak," and maybe GT is one such. OR,
>it had a fungus when I purchased it (at a fairly hefty price).
>Does anyone else find it a good grower? It's a great little hosta in the
pix I
>have seen of it.
>Clyde Crockett z5
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