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Hosta hanging baskets coming on

Discussion in 'Members Gallery' started by Pushkin, Apr 27, 2018.

  1. Pushkin

    Pushkin Keen Gardener

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    Well I have never thought of that :SUNsmile: I hope you can keep them moist in the hot weather.. Thats my main bug bear about hanging baskets.. :thumbsup:
     
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      My baskets are self watering.
      You unscrew the bit at the bottom, fill with water/feed and screw them back on.
      A capillary wick draws the water up into the compost.

      As long as keep these reservoirs filled I'm hoping the hostas will be fine.

      I love hostas but the slugs and snails ruin them for me.
      I thought by having them in hanging baskets they would have a much better chance.
       
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        Well I like the sound of your baskets you must tell us how the Hostas get on in them as I love them to butcsobdovdlugs and snails as you say. :thumbsup:
         
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