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Don't Rot Your Hostas

By Christine27360
March 14, 2012

When planting a new Hosta liner, make sure when planting it in the ground not to bury the crown of the plant. This will lead to potential crown rot and imminent death. Make sure the crown is level with the soil.

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Name: Jean
Hot Springs Vlg, AR, DeLand, F
Region: Florida Daylilies Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Mar 14, 2012 6:35 AM CST
Don't have trouble planting hostas, but the deer seem to think that I put them out for breakfast, lunch and dinner!
Any day you wake up on the sunny side of the grass is a good day.

"The moving hand writes and having writ moves on. Neither all thy piety nor all thy wit can lure it back to cancel half a line nor all thy tears wash out a word of it." The Rubiyat by Omar Khayyam
Name: Steve
Millbury, MA (Zone 5b)
Mar 19, 2012 6:00 AM CST
If you are planting a dormant Hosta, note where the white and purple meet on the eye(s). That's the line where you want to plant it. If you are going to err, err on the side of being too high rather than too low.

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