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Re: Overwintered hostas in pots

At 09:29 AM 3/30/99 EST, you wrote:
>Diane, I have lost several hostas every winter for the past few years due to
>mice/possible voles.  I'm now using 2" of sharp gravel in bottom of pot to
>discourage digging UP, planted hosta, then 1" of sharp gravel on very top to
>discourage digging DOWN.  Hostas in z-7 are just beginning to surgace, so
>know in a week or so if it worked!!   Also have to plant my in-ground hostas
>in 3+ gallon pots with gravel top and bottom for same reason!!  Does anyone
>have any good ideas on voles??  Also squirrels digging into hosta beds
>for oak and beech fruits.  Too many in my area to trap!  Susan  
>To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@mallorn.com with the
>i have used a geocloth (spun  white used or septic systens) tied ove the
top it seems to work
thats the only way u can over winter bottle brush bucheye seeds


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