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Re: Watering

  • Subject: Re: Watering
  • From: Shishi@aol.com
  • Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2004 22:08:55 EDT

In a message dated 4/18/2004 9:32:06 PM Eastern Standard Time, NardaA@aol.com 
In winter, when they are dormant they need no water, or barely so. 
please please be careful of this kind of "info".  hostas are very sensitive 
to watering in the winter.  i lost many that were in the "rain shadow" of my 
roof over one winter.  several folks who moved their collections during winter 
lost many because of winter dryness.  this may not be a big problem in snow 
areas, but other places, especially those that experience january droughts may 
have devastating effects.
water in winter if you are not getting regular rains(especially potted and 

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