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Re: Hosta Budget and hosta mapping


Stacy,
I tried the mapping thing last year. After the measurements came up wrong a couple
of times, I gave up. Then I pulled out the camcorder. Walking and naming each
hosta as I went. Spring was a breeze and I have a bonus. I can look at tape to
check for growth and changes.

Ray Wiegand z5
Mentor, Ohio

Stacy Holtzman wrote:

>
> Ray,
> this brings up another very interesting phenomenon when us hostaphiles
> start accumulating large numbers of hosta.  I had trouble with losing some
> labels last year (we use a big leaf blower for the fall leaves and it's
> inevitable) and while I am making some copper hosta tags for the main
> collection, I always have tons that have plastic labels.  I think that it's
> starting to get rather difficult to keep track of them all, so I am going
> to make some yard "maps" in Canvas and have a little physical map of where
> everything is.  I can't tell you the grief this past spring I experienced
> when I could n't id everything!
> Stacy
>
> Stacy Holtzman
> Howard Hughes Medical Institute
> Bloomington, Indiana Z5b
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