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morning sun vs. evening sun

Posted by upnort (My Page) on
Wed, Aug 13, 08 at 11:07

Ive never seen anything written about evening sun and hostas and yet I would think there would be a difference, even if slightly. Since I had a very large tree fall part of my hostas now get about 3 hours of morning sun and 3 of late afternoon/evening. So far so good, but Im wondering if and how much of a difference there is. Anyone know?


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RE: morning sun vs. evening sun

avoid the HOT sun of the day ... the hosta sweat too much otherwise.. give off more water than they can replace.. leading to burn .. or decline ...

i am NOT talking about 2 hours.. i am talking all sun from say noon to 6 .. and shade on either side of that window ... that would be bad sun ...

NEVER FORGET .... hosta are shade tolerant.. not full shade plants ....

down a page or two.. you ought to find a discussion of such ....

ken


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Morning sun vs. evening sun

I'm a newbie gardener(I prefer the eating as to the growing), so I'm a little lost. With my veggie garden I wanted to do a type of tallest-to-shortest arrangement with my plants. But I don't know if I should arrange the plants so most get morning sun or evening sun. (The tallest would shade some of the shortest one way or the other)

Oh, and I got corn, tomatoes, cantaloupe, cucumber, squash, cilantro, basil, various pepper plants and strawberry; and live in Sacramento if that helps...

Any ideas? Suggestions? Greatly appreciate it :)


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