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Korean Hostas: Their Contributions to the Hosta Garden, Part 1: Hosta yingeri and Hosta laevigata

When you think of the origin of hostas, most likely Japan comes first to mind, and rightly so, for of the approximately 40 recognized species, the vast majority originate from that country.  1,301 more words

Perennials And Grasses

Six on Saturday 07-04


Definitely spring seems to be here!Beautiful, mild days made me want to bring all my seedlings into my greenhouse and also many plants in pots. (I don’t know about you but I have a lot of thermo / humidity sensors (6 in all: 2 in the house, 1 outside, 1 greenhouse, 1 heated bench, 1 attic). 439 more words

Six On Saturday

MELTING ... Melting ... melting

As March has turned into April, the snow is steadily melting and garden beds are reappearing. This is the first sign of spring’s arrival in my part of the world. 226 more words

Seasons

Hosta 'Love of My Life'

Hosta ‘Love of My Life’  (Accession – 18.03.023)

Vendor: Green Hill

Date Planted – Currently in greenhouse

Noteworthy Characteristics:

This medium sized hosta has lots of color from it’s yellow leaves with green margins to it’s red petioles and purple scapes! 50 more words

Non-Native

Hosta 'Pebble Creek'

Hosta ‘Pebble Creek’  (Accession – 18.03.022)

Vendor: Green Hill

Date Planted – Currently in greenhouse

Noteworthy Characteristics:

This large sized hosta is bred for it’s yellow color that intensifies as summer goes on and it’s unique shape. 48 more words

Non-Native

Hosta 'Twist Tie'

Hosta ‘Twist Tie’  (Accession – 18.03.021)

Vendor: Green Hill

Date Planted – Currently in greenhouse

Noteworthy Characteristics:

This small sized hosta is easily identified by it’s upright, undulate (or twisting, hence it’s name), leaves. 50 more words

Non-Native