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Hostas and Ferns

Posted by mikerizzle9 Mesa (My Page) on
Sun, Sep 18, 11 at 15:13

Where can I find a selection of Hostas and ferns, specifically the "Autumn/Shield" type of ferns in the east valley?

Any help is appreciated.


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RE: Hostas and Ferns

Start calling nurseries.

They don't grow well here, so there is no incentive for nurseries to carry them.


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RE: Hostas and Ferns

Hey Mike,

I garden in both San Diego Ca and Phoenix. In San Diego, the hostas do OK in the shade, but the snails and slugs are a HUGE problem- leaves all eaten up. I've never tried them in the desert- You'd probably need to take them inside during the summer, but not sure. I buy lots of plants online. One of my favorites is Forest Farm in Oregon.(mail order.) Good luck. Rich


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