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RE: now hostas in TX was- perennials and holidaydecorating.....

I have about 45 hostas...they all die clear to the ground in winter and
come back in the spring when they are good and ready...I usually leave
the dead stuff until the shoots pop up so I'll know where they all are!

Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Mon 12/01, Pamela J. Evans < gardenqueen@gbronline.com > wrote:
From: Pamela J. Evans [mailto: gardenqueen@gbronline.com]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Mon,  1 Dec 2003 19:27:19 -0600
Subject: RE: [CHAT]now hostas in TX was- perennials and  holidaydecorating.....

Apparently so - I've never grown one before but Jesse says it's
normal<br>and she lived and gardened here for three years. We'll see if
it comes<br>back....<br><br><br><br>---------- Original Message
----------------------------------<br>From: "Donna "
<justme@prairieinet.net><br>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>Date: Mon,
1 Dec 2003 18:51:47 -0600<br><br>>Do you get cold enough weather for
them to go dormant? Mind are gone...<br>>they died off a month or so
ago.... and will return in the spring unless<br>>that darn vole gets
them first...<br>><br>>Donna<br>><br>><br>>> <br>>> Well, they certainly
do here. I don't see why it would be too much<br>>> different for you
other than they probably go dormant a bit later when<br>>> your<br>>>
"cold" weather hits.<br>>> <br>>> Blessings,<br>>> Bonnie (SW OH - zone
5)<br>>> <br>>> <br>>> Speaking of perennials, is it normal for hostas
to die back over the<br>>> winter and re-sprout in Spring? This is my
first one and it's starting<br>>> to look awful shrivled and
sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with
the<br>>message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT<br>><br>><br><br>--<br>Pam
Evans<br>Kemp TX/zone
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