"Bob, that's a good plan! That will be one of my first spring projects. Don't know why I didn't think of that. Did not realize that hostas multiply so quickly.....we moved from Charleston a couple of years…"
"Hi Connie .. realizing it's almost a year later, one way to keep the hostas smaller around the fountain is to put them in 6-8 inch pots and plant the pots. The confined root space will keep the plants smaller but not harm them as long as…"
"I have two in huge pots and two planted in flower beds and love them all! Just had an opportunity to go to Bullington Horticulture Center to take a grafting class. I grafted 4 in class and was told we'd know by May whether or not…"
Thanks Connie, 'Kara ori nishiki' is a stunning maple. If you are looking for one, I actually am selling one (along with many others) on eBay. Just do an ebay search for 'Kara ori nishiki' and you will see it. I sell under Pagesrunnursery. I hope to post a bunch more photos of some other amazing Japanese Maples soon on this forum.
I was raised in a military Family, Marines...meet by hubby in Barstow, CA in high school. He joined the Air Force, did his time and we stayed here in Spokane. Never thought I would live in one house for so long! LOL
I'm outside now,about 75 out!Wish I could extend our growing season at least 2 more months,I 'm so thankful,that my gardens do come back,but then again ,I plant what does well for our area!Have 2 vegetable gardens also,I got in 3 weeks early!Great Fun!!!
"Thanks Jerrie. By the way the Lotus leaves are huge and have filled the upper pond...and about 4' off the surface of the water now. Had a 5 foot rat snake prowling the property though and it was an intimidating snake. Get more then a fair…"