I hate to say it but...

miketropicApril 7, 2014

As some of you might remember when I started posting in this forum I was planning a move and all my hostas were planted in ground. I was not real sure how I was going to take them all and with a bit of advise from everyone I had a go at it.I dug up everything I could find and loaded them and a tag into plastic grocery bags and moved them here. with no pots and all the bags of top soil frozen I didn't know what to do...Then Ken shows up with some "throw them on the drive way" comments and how tough they are so I left them. Sitting on the bags with the tops open. We then had the worst winter in 30 years and I knew it was over..about 2 weeks ago as it warmed I potted them all and hoped for the best...I now have pips comming up in every pot and I don't think I lost a single one! So as much as I hate to feed his ego..

Ken was right there that tough and they will make it over winter on the drive way...

Man that was tough to type glad I got it out of my system ROFL.Pics of said pots when it stops raining

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Moccasin(z9aMobileAL)

hEY, Mike, so glad to hear from you. It is great to share such a huge chuckle this morning. Many of us who have less dramatic a story to tell--we did not put them on the driveway to spend the winter--have some losses. It is just so sweet to hear this driveway success story.

Ahhhhh, life is good. Cannot wait for Ken to get a look at your results. Good show!

    Bookmark   April 7, 2014 at 11:33AM
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josephines123 z5 ON Canada

That is great news about the pips! Very happy for you...but I never had a doubt....being one who over wintered her first hosta in a green garbage bag back in the early 80's.

Those of us who responded on that thread will be awaiting your pics...what the heck am I saying...all of us hostaholics want to see pics of your hosta!!!

    Bookmark   April 7, 2014 at 11:38AM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

OMG!!!!!

OMG!!!

OMG!!!!

lol

i dont recall telling you to leave them in plastic bags all winter .. crikey man.. i expected you to get them out of the bags.. AND THEN THROW THEM ON THE DRIVEWAY ... jeez o petes ....

next time .. God forbid.. lol .. try to follow instructions.. they are delicate ... lol

ken

    Bookmark   April 7, 2014 at 6:45PM
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mary4b(4b WI)

Congratulations, that is great news!

    Bookmark   April 7, 2014 at 11:56PM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

AND WHY DO YOU HATE TO SAY IT????

ken

    Bookmark   April 8, 2014 at 9:00AM
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miketropic

I hate to say it b/c I don't want you to have to expand your doorway to get your head through it LOL

now on with the show..and since I don't know how to post multiple pics to post....

Fire island

    Bookmark   April 8, 2014 at 6:54PM
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miketropic

Empress Wu

    Bookmark   April 8, 2014 at 6:57PM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

touche ... lol...

to post multiple pix.. you would have to use a sharing service like photobucket ... and use the attendant HTML Code.. on preview.. if you see it.. we will see it ...

ken

    Bookmark   April 8, 2014 at 6:59PM
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miketropic

Zebra Stripes

    Bookmark   April 8, 2014 at 7:01PM
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