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Re: OK, what gives?


There are almost as many magic elixers out there for plants as there are
for humans.  It's not something I'll be spending a lot of money on.

Dancing hostas are too hard to pack and they drive the UPS many crazy
going boogie oogie oogie in the back of the truck..

Chick

Lu Treadway wrote:

> Sam posted a link to an ebay auction that reads as follows:
>
> "Have you ever seen a Hosta dance? We all love Hostas
> because they are virtually indestructible. But we all want
> to see them shoot out of the ground and multiply as fast as
> possible. You have to see this product in action to believe
> it! It is just like giving your Hostas a shot of adrenaline.
> Absolutely unequivocally the most amazing energizing
> concoction of plant vitamins, nutrients, and fertilizers
> ever produced. A version of this formula is used by the US
> Wildlife service to restore damaged wild areas as fast as
> possible. Whether you are planting bare root Hostas,
> dividing them, transplanting them, doctoring sick plants, or
> just want to vitalize your Hostas, I guarantee there is
> nothing on earth more effective! A miserly ľ teaspoon makes
> 1 gallon of pure Hosta Adrenaline. OK here goes my
> credibility: I know it is too hard to believe but last year
> I took what appeared to be a two eyed perfectly healthy
> Lancifolia stuck it in a blender for long enough to
> slaughter the little beast. (I do not recommend this to
> anyone, it is an unconscionable act, unless of course you
> are a scientist trying to figure out just what this product
> is capable of). I wonít tell you how many plants developed
> from the process but who needs tissue cultures with this
> stuff. This product should work equally well on all plant
> matter, but I have only confirmed its amazing results with
> Hostas. You are bidding on a 1-ounce vial of this
> concentrate, which makes 25 gallons of Hosta Adrenaline.
> That is enough to keep 25 Hostas gloriously happy for the
> entire season. For planting bare root Hostas first dilute 1
> ounce (of the 25-gallon strength mixture, no you donít have
> to make 25 gallons all at once) into 1 quart of cool water.
> Place your plant/s in the mixture covering the root mass,
> keep them in the shade for 24 hours. You will not believe
> your eyes. Then when you plant pour the remaining soaking
> mixture over the plant/s. Complete instructions come with
> the product. 100% Guaranteed to work as described or I will
> refund the bid price. "
>
> I'm not bidding, but I'm really curious. Anybody have any
> idea what this "hostaKing" is talking about?
> He calls it Hosta Adrenaline.
>
> Lu (Atlanta, Zone 7B)
>
> Website: http://www.bigfoot.com/~Hostanut
>
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