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Re: Overwintered hostas in pots

At 06:51 PM 3/28/99 -0500, you wrote:
>Dear Hosta-philes,
>I read some recent postings about hostas overwintered in pots. I had all
>of mine in pots, on angles, covered with loose leaves. After moving, I
>spent the winter wondering if I should've done them differently.  I
>checked some today, and the ones I checked made it just fine. 
>  So, I brought one in to get it going a little early. 'Blue Mammoth'
>was my choice, since it's been such a slow grower for me. Maybe the
>extra time will be kind to it. It looked like a mouse had made a hole in
>the soil, and I was worried about nibbled roots - but it's ready to go.
>Must be some well-fed mice out there.
>Diane Frederick
>Cleveland, zone 5
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>hi, i have done my hostas  for years  just laying the pot on its side,
seems to work for me   indianabob

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