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RE: getting ready for winter

  • Subject: RE: getting ready for winter
  • From: ranbl@netsync.net
  • Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2005 15:14:56 -0400 (EDT)

You are highlighting a very important facet That being, that we grow
hostas in a much more diverse climate, here than in Japan.  So since we
have condtions here ( along lake Erie)We can in most cases emulate the
way it works in Japan.  I would love to test your thoughts on growing
under Magnolia Grandiflora  Just one small problem ~~ M.G. dosn't seem
to live her for very long.  Perhaps you have a good point RE: "Southern
Blight: as I am sure it overwinters as spores held locally in the
surface area.
Ran Lydell
In Cool & Wet Western NY

 A newcomer may not know and find out too late that Southern
> blight
> has attacked and decimated his precious hostas while they were covered
> up.
> Let's see now: I have never seen reports of Southern blight attacking
> native
> hostas in Japan. QED!
> My nickel's worth with apologies to those who have been able to make
> their
> garden a "natural" habitat. George
> W. George Schmid
> Hosta Hill
> USDA Zone 7a - 1188 feet (561m) AMSL
> 84-12'-30" W 33-51' N
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-hosta-open@hort.net [mailto:owner-hosta-open@hort.net] On
> Behalf
> Of butch ragland
> Sent: Monday, 24 October, 2005 1:38
> To: hosta-open@hort.net
> Subject: Re: getting ready for winter
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