In the process of repotting about 200 miniature hostas after a problem with the top dressing. Lost a few, but here are the first batch of about 40. Lakeside Ninita, Quilting Bee, Dixie Chick and Royalty.
Janet has insisted that I show people some of the other things we have been doing with Hostas. I have been making some prints of Hosta leaves and framing them, so here are a few up on the wall. We have also been renting some of our Hostas for somebody who is selling their house …
Last night went out as usual to do the slug and snail hunt, and lo and behold look what I came across! A hedgehog doing exactly the same, so took night off early and left him to it.
Just thought I’d put some Mice together!
Well this morning was perfect weather to take a few photographs after a light morning rainfall.
We received an absolutely brilliant recommendation from one of our customers: Dear MikeI was delighted at your recommendation of hosta varieties for my garden and I attach a couple of pictures to show our planting scheme.One. The location was a new paving edge where we now have 3 different Hosta species displaying interesting characteristics and …
I thought I would show what difference a year makes. These are all Empress Wu Hostas. The one on the far left is almost a year old, the middle is 2 years old and the one on the far right is 3 years old.
Thought I’d show you some of our larger Blue Hostas and how they are coming along. Mainly Elegans, Krossa Regals, and Snowdens, with a mix of Abique Drinking Gourds, First Frosts, June, Catherine, Yellow Polka Dot Bikinis, Sagaes, Big Daddy, Blue Angel, Climax, Frances Williams and many more. Hope you enjoy.
I thought this picture was quite a nice display of the Hostas catching up after all those nights of Frost we have had over the last month. At the back on the far left is a Stained Glass Hosta, which has been kept in the shade so once I bring this out into more sunshine …
Here is a quick whistle stop tour of some of our Enclosures and areas in Milverton and Taunton. All the frosts over April had really put back a lot of their development, so it feels really nice to be progressing again and seeing new leaves.