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Hosta Freeze

  • Subject: Hosta Freeze
  • From: gw1944@vermontel.net (Glen Williams)
  • Date: Mon, 20 May 2002 06:25:36 -0400 (EDT)

Things were bad here in southern Vermont last night. I will know later in
the day, but certainly over 1/2 of my hostas were frozen last night. Lots
of mushy hosta salad for lunch. Sprayed water early but have my doubts. I
always thought thick and well-substanced leaves were a good thing. The
leaves now clank together like ice cubes.

Prior to this there were a number of other heavy frosts which were a  great
barometer in determining what  hostas had any plantaginea  species in
them.They all went first.

In the immortal words of Yosarian in Catch 22: " So it goes."

Maybe next year.

"Ding an sich."...is it really there?
Glen Williams
20 Dewey St.
Springfield , Vermont
Tel: 802-885-2839 

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