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Re: Rhododendrons and Hostas as Companions

Lets take this different example.
Heavy clay probably close to 7 or 7.5 ph.
She adds pine shavings and miracid which lowers the ph. (Not over night)
Again the plant roots will work around in this area just below and just
above the old soil line to find the ph needed.

At 04:49 PM 1/14/99 -0500, Barbara wrote:
>Not scientific, but I have a rhodo. and azalea,  a yew and Frances Williams
>all growing happily together.  This hosta does the best in this area.  I 
>use Miracid on the whole area, and top off each spring with pine shavings.
>Soil is a heavy clay.  No complaints, everyones happy, and so am I! (so I
>don't question , just enjoy)

Butch Ragland So. Indiana zone 5

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