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Re: Hosta Growth


It is fairly easy to remove potting media or garden soil by soaking
thoroughly then running the water hose on the root ball. Soak and wash,
soak and wash it may be time consuming but you can remove nearly all of the
soil this way.
>
>As to the root system, sometimes cutting it apart is all you can do.
>Plants that have been grown too long in a pot will spiral the root ball
>to the point where it would take forever to get it untangled.  In these
>cases, there is no alternative to getting out the knife.  Before you cut
>though, beat the root ball on something to try to dislodge as much of
>the soil as possible, sometimes the roots are easier to loosen if the
>soil is removed.  If that fails, chop away, its probably better than
>planting as is.
>
>Chick
>www.bridgewoodgardens.com
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