So much better...Deer! (pic. heavy)

bchosta 8b west coast canadaAugust 8, 2014

We were visited several times last year by deer. High up on their hit list were the fragrant hostas. Although very visible at the front of the house, I just left them as they stood and I didn't bother to switch them out.

At the start of this year, following a few deer sightings just down the road, I sprayed with liquid fence.
However, we haven't seen any since (they are usually quite rare, last year being a complete anomaly!).

So for now... so good!

Fragrant Bouquet

Stained Glass

The larger picture!

Let's hope I haven't jinxed myself!


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sandysoil_2008(6 MA)

Absolutely gorgeous! Very happy hostas!

    Bookmark   August 8, 2014 at 6:17PM
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funnthsun z7A - Southern VA

Very nice! I like the second to last pic the best, very good pic. I like feedback on my pics, so thought I'd give the same. Here's hoping the hostas all keep their heads :)

    Bookmark   August 8, 2014 at 8:35PM
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    Bookmark   August 9, 2014 at 7:02AM
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Your plants are awesome!

Don B.

    Bookmark   August 10, 2014 at 2:51AM
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Jon 6a SE MA

Most of my fragrants look like the first three. Good job, BC.


    Bookmark   August 10, 2014 at 10:12AM
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irawon(5a Ottawa)

Very pretty BC. You, definitely, have the magic touch with potted hostas.

    Bookmark   August 10, 2014 at 11:27AM
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santamiller(8b TX)

Very nice comeback! Where in 8b are you?

    Bookmark   August 10, 2014 at 11:40AM
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bchosta 8b west coast canada

Thanks for the kind words of encouragement.

I'd be surprised if these hosta succumb to deer damage after so many weeks, but you never know. Fortunately, they are good growers and seem to have bounced back well. Even after being assailed last year, they started to put out new leaves late August and into September.

I'm located on Vancouver's North Shore - a temperate climate, with lots of rain. Ideal for growing hostas!


    Bookmark   August 10, 2014 at 9:56PM
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