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Mail order hosta

Posted by idig 7b (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 23, 08 at 12:38

I would like to purchase a Hosta 'Niagara Falls' and am curious if anyone has had good, or bad, luck with a mail order company. Any recommendations appreciated!

Thanks,
Shana


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RE: Mail order hosta

have ordered from northern grown perennials and was very pleased with the quality/size of their hostas.
here is the website http://mwt.net/~ngp/index.htm
you can also browse the link below for consumer ratings of mail order nurseries.

Here is a link that might be useful: link to nursery reviews


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RE: Mail order hosta

  • Posted by idig 7b (My Page) on
    Wed, Sep 24, 08 at 21:00

Thanks.
I decided to try one called 'Fried Green Tomatoes' with a fragrant bloom instead of Niagara Falls. I've never tried
mail order before, so I appreciate the link!
Shana


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RE: Mail order hosta

Shana - I have ordered several times from Hallson Gardens. They are very proactive in eliminating HVX from their stock. They also have a very good forum. Their hostas have very good root structure and depending on the size of your order, you can get a bonus hosta that is free (I think a minimum of 3 will get you the bonus). I got a H. Li'l Abner this year as a bonus as well as H. Dragon Tails. Very pleased with what I have purchased from them.

I also have purchased from Jim's Hosta and plan to purchase at least one designer hosta from Naylor Creek next year.

Jeff

Here is a link that might be useful: Hallson Gardens


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RE: Mail order hosta

  • Posted by idig 7b (My Page) on
    Thu, Sep 25, 08 at 12:58

Thank you Jeff. I will check them out.
Shana


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