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Re: Greetings To Jose From Central Indiana


Hi Clyde!

I'm afraid I'm not such a good writer (at least in English! :-)) as to write
an article about hostas in Spain... You'll have to wait. HA HA!!!
In my part of the world hostas are very rarely available at nurseries or
garden centers, and when they are, they're always unnamed green or-rarely-
variegated plants brought from the mass producers in Holland.
Most of my hostas come from Britain. Bowden Nursery is my fav place,
although some came via Holden Clough Nursery.
JUNE is a hostas I love, as it is SUN AND SUBSTANCE. ON STAGE and PATRIOT
both I tried last year, so I don't know. In blue I like DEVON BLUE and LOVE
PAT. In 'strange' I suppose I like KABITAN. There are more...
My hostas must learn to fend for themselves; I only water when strictly
necessary. I do not enjoy hosta flowers very much; I tend to cut them out as
soon as I see the flower scapes to appear. Am I doing something wrong?

Happy Hosta Growing!

Jose

-----Original Message-----
From: CCREDUX <CCREDUX@aol.com>
To: hosta-open@mallorn.com <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
Date: domingo 17 de mayo de 1998 22:07
Subject: Re: Greetings To Jose From Central Indiana


>
>Hi Jose!
>
>Welcome to the list!
>Please tell us sources for hostas in Spain.
>
>You should write a piece on Hostas in Spain. The HOSTA JOURNAL has
published
>pieces on Hostas in France, Holland, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, Finland
>and Iceland.Whilst I was Journal Editor I was working on getting an article
on
>hostas in Russia. Unfortunately there was a slight language problem! [If
>anyone out there speaks Russian, you might call the Horticultural
Department
>of Moscow State University to get the info. That is THE university in
Russia,
>I understand.]]
>
>Good luck with the slug treatments. I have been using this year an English
>product call Bio Shower Proof.  It is a granular concoction and is the best
>thing I have come across in
> that form.
>
>Do you also have sowbugs and cutworms? I find that they do more damage to
>hostas and hosta leaves than do slugs.
>
>Good Luck!
>
>Clyde Crockett z5  Indianapolis Indiana
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