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Re: hosta and snakes


You LUCKY, LUCKY LADY!!!  I would be so excited if I saw a snake in my hosta
bed!!  I have had many snakes in cages, lizards, & tarantulas.  I have one
spider left and one large snake (about 4 ft. long), but I absolutely love it
when I see a snake.

When I go to the metro parks to use their bike & pedestrian paths, I am
always looking for snakes (they love to lay on the warm blacktop and the
bikers don't know they are there and "splat").  My husband and I try to get
them to move off the path. We love creation, both animal and plants.

Mary Butler in Ohio
-----Original Message-----
From: Mary Chastain <mc_hosta@Bellsouth.net>
To: Open Hosta <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
Date: Saturday, March 31, 2001 3:11 PM


>
>
>Well the poor little thing got uncovered on Thur morning. They needed the
>light.   Everything looked good except the snake that was draped around one
>of the large ferns.  Can you believe snakes out in this weather?
>Today I am again spending all day covering for the freeze coming tomorrow
>nigh.  I took a chance on Fri night  and now have two frozen plants.  It is
>amazing what just a little protection can do.  These two plants were just a
>few feet from others that are still fine.  The difference was a piece of
>shade cloth that was 8 feet over head.
>
>It looks to me like Mother Nature should eventually teach some of these
>things not to come up so early.
>
>
>---------------------------------------------
>Mary Chastain
>Lakeside Acres
>8119 Roy Lane
>Ooltewah, TN 37363
>phone 423-238-4534
>http://Gardensights.com/Lakeside
>
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