Retiring is on my mind I do not think I will make it to May. Show me some G hostas today as I am headed to work.
Do Wop Do Wop Have a great day!
Finally I posted but still unable to like.
But y'all know I am liking all your G's.
Sunnywood- I am truly attracted to Goodness gracious.
Enjoying all the letters so far.
Thanks for looking!
Do you plant bulbs in your yard?
Should we fill in the pool?
Trying to figure out house color!
Kohler Glass Vessel Sink K-2773
Djacob, your gold standard is divine in the sun! Guardian Angel is a standout, Shadow!
Seeing a few I would like to have: Green Velveteen, Gilt by Assoc., Gin and Tonic, and I wish my Gold Standards grew as well as yours, Shadow.
Grand Prize has been the only Tiara-based hosta that has grown well for me. A standout all season.
In May and later in summer.
Paula, if you can get out earlier, good. Otherwise, May will be here before you know it. Hang in there! ....Funny I saw the Flintstones the other day. First time in decades! MeTV.Saija, Gypsy Rose is a good grower for me, too. Yours is looking good!
Sherry, nice GE! I feel for you with the bad hail this year. One year I had nothing to post because of hail. This year my hostas got pock marked in May but not shredded.
peren, I could tell that was Gemstone before I scrolled down to the name. I'm glad I copied you and got one! Goober, what a name for a hosta with such pretty flowers.
sunnywood, mae, both nice looking Goodness Gracious.
djacob, your Gold Standard is so bright and cheerful looking in the sun!
steve, great looking Grand Prize. I think mine is shrinking.
Maria, that's a big Guardian Angel with beautiful color.
I hope the forum starts working better for everyone. Maybe they're making some upgrades for certain devices? Usually the problems clear up so keep trying!
Gypsy Rose in spring
....in August w/ flowers
Maria your Guardian Angel is positively breathtaking. Wow. Just wow. I would like it but I’m one of the ones who can’t like anything right now
Sunnywood, Gothigumi? Maybe Gotham or Gitchigumi? Both by Olga P or did you cross?
Green with Envy
Well I am "Green with Envy" over all the beauties here!
sandyslopes Gemstone really is recognizable and I am so glad you and Karin have it. Lol yes to many of us Goober seems an odd name but Peanut was already taken!
A few more.
Great Arrival OP seedling
Shadow,, gorgeous George Smith!
steve, love that Grand Prize!
Maria, your Guardian Angel is outstanding......
Dave, that Gunther’s Prize is a first prize.
Sandyslopes, thanks for the compliment on the Gold Standard, it was tagged F. Albo-picta but forum members think, Gold Standard. Stupid labels.
Djacob: Yes Gypsy is Striptease sport. I love colors of your Gold Standard.
Peren.all: you have so many mature hostas, they look beautiful.
Maria: your Guardian Angel is amazing.
Karin: can't say anything but big wow: you have so great collection of hostas.
Dave: your Great Expectations is something I hope mine would be in future.
Trying to post again...went to cyberspace I think...
Gold Drop & GD seedlings in front:
Great Expectations (severed unstable eye at crown and collected seeds...hoping for streaked seedlings):
Some new purchases from Land of the Giants last year. G. Skylight Bowl and G. Irish Moon
G. Peeps (at LotG)
and G. Symmetry (also at LotG)
Gila River - love this one.
Paula, retirement is good. Loving being retired. Great jokes, love Fred Flintstone.
Saija, love your Gypsy Rose
Peren.all love the color and waviness of Gemstone.
Ourstellers my "like" button is not working either. I love everyone's pictures.
Sunnywood Garden Treasure is a true treasure. Also love the coloring in Grand Marquis.
djacobz your Gold Standard is wonderful love the white and green
Shadow and Marie your Guardian Angels are breathtaking.
Sandyslopes I love the coloring on Ghost Master
Late to posting my pictures so here they are.
Gold Regal - I love the green streak in one of the eyes, I hope it comes back this year like that, then I will separate it.
Golden Meadows - this has been getting smaller each year. I might need to look for a new location for it.
The like is still not working, so I am liking all....
Steve, I am about 90 minutes from Land of the Giants and plan a trip there to purchase hostas for my new bed. Can’t wait!
Beth, all of yours are lovely....your GS is a beautiful green color! Hope that streaked leaf on Gold Regal comes back.
Part II - Having issues posting today
Grey Ghost - new last year
Part IV - still having posting issues
Gypsy Rose - new last spring
And lastly, I had to resize this one.
Beth, you have an awesome Great Expectations. Mine will need to live up to yours
also, it is so interesting to see your Guacamole in comparison to some of the others....so dark and shiny. A beauty in your garden
djacobz I think Great Expectations is in it's happy place, under a pine tree with filtered morning sunlight. It is fun to see all the differences with all the hostas based on growing conditions, my Guacamole is in pretty dense shade so it stays pretty dark.
Thanks for the jokes Paula. They made me laugh!
Saija, you started the "Gs" off so nicely. I liked seeing the first picture of your lovely Gold Standard. I just purchased one last year. djacob, love the color on your Gold Standard later in the season. Wow, Shadow such a large beautiful Gold Standard! Love yours too Beth!
Gemstone is a real sweet looking hosta, peren.all, sandyslopes and karin. It's gone on my wish list.
Love all the Guardian Angels and the Great Expectations!
I really like your Grand Prize, steve and sandyslopes. I hope mine grows to look like yours.
I admire that Green with Envy Dave. Doesn't look available around here.
Geisha in the center
Having difficulties posting. I'll try one by one now.
Gypsy Rose (almost lost this one, but I was able to save it)
This is the one I look forward to seeing most in the spring.
nhl, I would have never guessed that Gypsy Rose ever struggled. It looks so full now. And outstanding Great Expectations! Such a pretty hosta.
Newhostalady, is your GE in a pot? It is gorgeous!
Ditto comments made by ss.
Very nice zkathy, especially that Ginzu Knife!
Ginzu Knife has really sunk down in that tall pot. I guess I’ll raise it this winter. I have no idea how far down those roots have grown in the past three years.
Thanks for the compliments sandyslopes, djacobz and peren.all. GE is growing in a pot and has been for about 8 years. Prior to that it was in the ground. It was divided once (incorrectly) and I lost half of it.
Love the Guardian Angels---one (amongst others) that I struggle with.
Ginsu Knife is really pretty in that red pot kathy.
zkathy, couple of questions. I really like the look of your ginzu knife, is it very hard to find?
And your gosen sunproof-are the leaves that shiny or are they wet? Plus does is keep its darkness in the sun?
New hosta lady- guardian angel is a heartbreaker for me too. I cannot keep the slugs from it
Oursteelers, I think Ginzu Knife was readily available a few years ago. Gosen Sunproof might have some wax that melts off and leaves the leaves shiny. Here’s two pics, one from mid May and one from September.
zkathy..I love your Gosen Sunproof..standing tall with longer cascading leaves is a look that I love..I like taller plants in my woodland with my tall trees..
LOVE the boulders..
Oursteelers, your poor Guardian Angel! It looks like its in a pot. Is this pot placed on the ground? Are the slugs that are eating your GA living in the pot?
I think they are! I’ve done both beer and sluggo in that pot without much success. I even tried diatomaceous earth (by far the most useless) and nothing has helped. I will probably try copper next!
Mbug, I really like that Golden Prayer. It would be a good edger plant I think. Your Guardian Angel is definitely an award winner! So large, so perfect!
newhostalady, I I love that little Geisha in a pot! Also, Golden Meadows is awesome
zkathy, your Gosen Sunproof is a beauty. In that first picture it looks like it just rained on the leaves. I also like the Gold Edger, it would also make a good edger.
oursteelers, my heart breaks for you. Those (explicative) slugs!!! They ate my on of my So Sweets into this state......it is infuriating, isn’t it? Will you move it?
I will probably move it to start with, see if I can get the pot slug free and then put it back. Did your So Sweet bounce back?
The damage came at the end of the season, when I purchased it. One night I found 7 of those fat things preying on it. Killed them all, haha!
oursteelers, I would remove the plant from the pot and have a look to see whether I find any slugs burrowed into the side or on the bottom of the planter. I would also gently scratch the surface of the pot to check for slugs. If you find slugs, then that may be the end of the problem. But the slugs may have deposited slug eggs into the pot. That would require removing all the soil and repotting.
A couple of G's
and Guardian Angel in the right side.
Thank you newhostalady! I‘ll look tomorrow
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