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Re: hosta-open DIGEST V1 #1191


>...and some of the labels faded in the sun <snip> and now they are 
>all hopelessly confused as to who each of them are.

Here is a very simple and cheap way to keep track of your hostas.  
Take a 18 inch wood stake and pound it into the ground in front of the 
hosta so that only maybe 1 inch is above ground.  Then take a regular 
plastic lable, write the name down with a Sharpie pen and then slide 
the lable behind the stake and shove it all the way below ground.  The 
lables are not exposed to sun, so they last a long time and do not 
fade, and the wood stake keeps them from frost heaving during the 

Joe Halinar

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