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Where to buy a lot of hostas now

Posted by lynn_in_mn Zone 4 (My Page) on
Tue, Jun 29, 10 at 23:06

We want to fill in a large area with hostas, but can't afford to spend the $6 - $12 per pot at Linders or Gertens. We need about 20 hostas, with lots of variety.
Where can we buy hostas at a low cost at this time of the summer?
Thanks,
Lynn


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RE: Where to buy a lot of hostas now

  • Posted by jel48 Z4 Michigan (My Page) on
    Thu, Jul 1, 10 at 14:29

Hi Lynn. Maybe at a farmer's market. $6 is a very reasonable cost to begin with. But I have seen and bought hostas for less at farmer's markets. You can also try places like Walmart, Home Depot, Lowes and other big box stores, but you run a much higer risk of purchasing diseased hostas there (Hosta Virus X, in particular).


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RE: Where to buy a lot of hostas now

Lynn, You really should check out the hosta forum. They have lots of ideas and pictures. Lots of wonderful advice. I wouldn't necessarily recommend walmart, home depot, menards etc for the very reason of HVX.

Enjoy,
Jodi


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