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CharleyDCharleyD Posts: 440

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After months of planning and digging up wild garlic and celadine (in a different area), I have finally got a hosta.  I planted 8 last Saturday and already 6 have shot through.  I'm so excited.  Finally, my hosta corner is taking shape.  This is a photo of the biggest one. 

It's very nice to be able to report some exciting progress instead of being bogged down with some weed or other image

 

 

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  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 32,482

    first of many. Keep up the good work.

     

    Devon.
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 20,611

    Good to see the belt and braces way of slug killing. You dont want to lose it now.

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • yarrow2yarrow2 Posts: 782

    You are going to so love it when they open up.  They will look fabulous!

  • CharleyDCharleyD Posts: 440

    Ah, thank you everyone.  I'm so pleased that you can be excited with me.  More photos to follow. 

  • Peanuts3Peanuts3 Posts: 759

    Its great to have people to share your excitement with isn't it, congratulations ! 

  • CharleyDCharleyD Posts: 440

    Indeed it is Peanuts3.  My OH doesn't understand why I'm leaping around in excitement - he even asked what a hosta is!  Bless - he'll soon have lots to look at.

  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 32,482

    Charley, my OH still doesn't get my excitement and I've got 300 and about 80 - 90 different varieties. ( one day I'll count them )

    Devon.
  • CharleyDCharleyD Posts: 440

    image - Hostafan1 your garden must look fantastic!  Do you have loads of other plants too or do you specialise in Hostas?

  • Scott EdwardsScott Edwards Posts: 227

    Good to see the copper ring around it because your slugs are equally excited to see it. I visited a garden in Frimley Green a few years ago that had a lovely collect of hosta's in pots under a tree. It looked fabulous and is stored in my head as a project for some point in the future.

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