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Re: OK, what gives?

  • Subject: Re: OK, what gives?
  • From: "Sam" <samk52@earthlink.net>
  • Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 22:17:41 -0700

Chick you are too funny!
Sam I Am

> 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  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 won't 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 don't 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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