help please starting a new hosta garden willing to buy starts

fun4bruMay 17, 2006

Hello all i have just starting using this website and I love it...

Ok my husband and I moved from a town house to a home with 1 and 1?2 acres... we have been trying to accumulate some plants but are having a very hard time filling this vast space... welll we love to garden and would love to start a hosta garden so I am looking knowing how easy hostas are to grow and split for people the are willing to sell me a start from theirs and of course we would pay the shipping too our email is

fun4bru@yahoo.com

i would love sum and substance, big daddy and elegans hostas

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murial(z5 PA)

Usually you find me on the hosta forum. I enjoy this one as well.

Congrats on your new home!

If you email me I can send you some Ventricosa seeds in the fall to get you started. A very common, green hosta, but is my favorite for backgrounds and massing. I guarantee they will grow for you. Literally have thousands of them growing here. Extremely hardy.

I will also email you back a picture of their growth habits to give you an idea if you want this particular kind. The gold and varigated varieties look even better in front of the Ventricosas.

    Bookmark   May 18, 2006 at 9:25AM
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dedtired

Where are you located? I could give you some that are solid green and some that are green and yellow. Sorry I don't know the variety -- I got them from someone else many years ago. I would never take money for them! We gardeners must stick together.

Pam

    Bookmark   May 18, 2006 at 3:07PM
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caliloo(z6/7)

Are you anywhere near Bucks? I can offer you lots of undulata and probably starts of several other varieties. Email me through GW if you are interested.

Alexa

    Bookmark   May 19, 2006 at 7:43AM
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karen_b(6a s.c. PA)

Our master gardeners are having a plant sale this Friday in Chambersburg and we always have alot of hostas for sale cheap. If you don't live too far away it's an option.

    Bookmark   May 23, 2006 at 3:50PM
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wolfe15136(z6 PA)

Where are you located? I have some you can split if you have a shovel.

    Bookmark   May 24, 2006 at 1:27PM
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daylilyaddict(PA6)

If you are near Washington, PA, I have lots of plants you can have. We bought our 10 acres of pasture land that I had to beg, borrow and trade to fill up the 2 acres that are now garden. Bring a shovel !!!

    Bookmark   May 29, 2006 at 10:40PM
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