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pelly

Never really gardened until I joined this community, now I'm totally hooked thanks to all the lovely people on here. 🌿🌼🌺🌻🌷🌸🌿

Hosta 'Wide Brim'

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pelly

I cut the dying leaves off the hosta yesterday and was surprised to see some fresh growth underneath 🌿 #foliagefriday #hosta-wide-brim #plantain-lily-wide-brim

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane .. this weather is bonkers, I’ve got alsorts throwing out new growth

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hebelover

Morning Jane 🌿 Need to cut mine back today

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pelly

Morning Julie. At this rate we'll never be able to put our gardens to bed 🥺 @juliesgarden

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pelly

Morning Jason. I wonder if yours will be the same 🤔 @hebelover

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juliesgarden

😢😢

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hebelover

I'm curious too

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hebelover

No new growth on any here

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pelly

Oh that’s a shame 😞 @hebelover

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pelly

Morning everyone. I’ve still got a few half decent leaves on my hosta. Have a great #foliagefriday #plantain-lily-wide-brim #hosta-wide-brim 🌿

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane ., looks healthier than mine 💚🤍

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pelly

It's not usually this good at this time of the year 🤣 @juliesgarden

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juliesgarden

🤣🤣

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allhop74

Mine is flowering again?!

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pelly

Wow, mine only had two flowers this year 🤔 @allhop74

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allhop74

@pelly 3 of them are re flowering. Never happened before 🤔

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pelly

My #hosta-wide-brim is starting to go now but it’s done well after going from a pot and into the ground 🌿 #foliagefriday #plantain-lily-wide-brim

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joannie.a

Very good size now

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pelly

It's done well this year 💚 @joannie.a

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pelly

Morning everyone. It looks like we might finally get some rain today, we've just had a short shower ☔️. I don't have many #shadeloving plants so this will have to do #hosta-wide-brim #plantain-lily-wide-brim

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane.. that’s fabulous 💚, mine are pathetic this year..

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godfreye

Good morning Jane we had thunderstorms throughout the night woke me up🤗

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gwenniemom

@pelly morning Jane. 👋

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pelly

Aww, that’s a shame. I moved this from a pot into the ground last autumn and it seems to be thriving 🥰 @juliesgarden

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pelly

Morning Enid. Oh no! We are supposed to get them this afternoon ⚡️ @godfreye

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pelly

Morning Gwen 👋 @gwenniemom

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hebelover

Looking great 👍

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pelly

A few nibbles but not too bad 😍 @hebelover

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brightcolours

#bestofjune

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pelly

Morning everyone, have a great #foliagefriday. Hardly any nibbles on the hosta yet 🌿 #hosta-wide-brim #plantain-lily-wide-brim

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flof1952

Morning Jane. Beautiful foliage ....hope they stay intact 👋😯💚💛

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane ., that’s 💚💚 .. one advantage of no rain for weeks !🤣

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pelly

Morning Pauline, I’ve got everything crossed 🥺🤞 @flof1952

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pelly

Morning Julie. I suppose there has to be one consolation 🤣 @juliesgarden

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joannie.a

Morning, a lovely plant

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pelly

Morning Joan, thank you 💚 @joannie.a

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juliesgarden

🤣🤣

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italydiva

Morning! 😀👋 Long may it continue 🤞

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pelly

🤞🤞🤞 @italydiva

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pelly

Better late than never. I was beginning to think I’d lost my hosta 💚 #foliagefriday #hosta-wide-brim #plantain-lily-wide-brim

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hebelover

My one in the ground has only just come up

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columbiariver

I love this one!

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pelly

We seem to be a bit behind everyone else 🤔 @hebelover

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pelly

Thanks Laura, me too 💚 @columbiariver

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italydiva

Glad to hear it’s coming through 😅🌱

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pelly

Me too Angela 😮 @italydiva

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hebelover

I'm used to that, my Green Hellebore is only just starting to get flower shoots...in May!!!

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pelly

😂😂😂 @hebelover

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joannie.a

They do seem to be late to the party this year

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pelly

Perhaps they needed a longer sleep than everybody else’s 😂 @joannie.a

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pelly

Doing well in the heat so far 💚 #foliagefriday #hosta-wide-brim #plantain-lily-wide-brim

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pelly

Me too Karen 🥵😂 @KOutdoors

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Auricula

I thought Hostas would suffer, mine’s surprised me, thought it would be crispy💚

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pelly

So did I but this is in shade until early evening Elise 👍 @Auricula

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pelly

Thanks Kerry, it certainly has and some have surprised me 😌 @kez001uk

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joannie.a

Mine are a mixed bunch, some looking good and others totally decimated

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pelly

Morning everyone, have a great #foliagefriday. I’ve just noticed flower stems forming on my hosta at last, something I always look forward to 💚 #hosta-wide-brim #plantain-lily-wide-brim

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane.. that’s a beauty💚💚.. split mine last year so still small but all flowering

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pelly

I’ll have to split this one after flowering, it’s got so big 👍 @juliesgarden

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hebelover

Morning Jane, will have to post a picture of my 'Wide Brim' cos after seeing yours and Barbaras @jacaranda mine is so definitely not that!! Surprise another from Morrisons last year!!😂

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Morning Jane, oh must have a gander at mine…👍🏼

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Auricula

Morning Jane, it’s so painterly, beautiful💚

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jpea

Morning Jane 😀 mine too are starting to appear

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pelly

Morning Jason, good old Mozzers 😂 @hebelover

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pelly

Morning Elaine 🙋‍♀️🤞 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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pelly

Ohh, what a word "painterly" love it 😍 @Auricula

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pelly

Morning Jeremy, yay 👍 @jpea

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godfreye

Good morning Jane it’s a beauty I bought one earlier this year but it’s not doing well🤗

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pelly

My one and only hosta looks better now it's fully open so I'm posting again for the #hostachallenge-2022 #hosta-wide-brim #plantain-lily-wide-brim 💚

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hebelover

Mine wants to take its time, still just shoots

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Auricula

Mine’s too laid back for its own good Jason 😂

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pelly

There’s one thing, when they start, it’s usually a quick job 👍 @hebelover

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pelly

😂😂😂 @Auricula

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ShelleySnyder

It's a real beauty for sure Jane! I have this one! 💘😍

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hebelover

Ah, I didn't realise all Hostas were male!!🤭😂

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pelly

😂😂😂 @hebelover

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pelly

I think there must Karen 🤔 @KOutdoors

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joannie.a

Well worth a second look

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pelly

Thanks very much 😀 @joannie.a

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pelly

Morning everyone. This is the only hosta I have (well I have three but they’re all the same) so this is my entry for the #hostachallenge-2022 Have a great day #hosta-wide-brim 💚

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane .. lovely💚 .. I’ve got a few but all have been nibbled 🙄

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anges

Morning Jane, I like the yellow edging 💛💚💛

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Auricula

Morning Jane, it’s looking really healthy. I only have one Hosta too - had a disastrous year with the garden full of well fed slugs and snails a couple of years ago - toe in the Hosta pot last year🤞🏻

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hebelover

Morning 🪴 Yours is way ahead of mine, Wide Brim is the last one coming up now

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joannie.a

You may have only one but it is a very nice one

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pelly

Morning Julie, thank you. I've escaped nibbling so far but I doubt it will last 😂 @juliesgarden

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pelly

Morning Ange, me too 💛 @anges

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pelly

Morning Elise. How can such small critters wreak such havoc? 🤔😡 @Auricula

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pelly

Morning Jason. This has really come on in the last few days 😍 @hebelover

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pelly

Aww thanks Joan 🥰 @joannie.a

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godfreye

Good morning Jane it is lovely and healthy and no nibbles. I have put mine on a stool off the ground fingers crossed no🐌🐌🐌

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pelly

Morning everyone, I’m looking forward to seeing the hostas again. My #mondaymotivation is to get them split and gain new plants 💜 #hosta-wide-brim #plantain-lily-wide-brim

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Auricula

Something to look forward to love the delicate colour💜

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jpea

Morning Jane 🙋‍♂️ my #mondaymotivation is to stop doing the rain dance... it's working too well. Rain again today 😒

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juliesgarden

Beautiful Jane 💜 … I split mine in autumn so hoping they come up 😂

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pelly

Morning Jeremy, yes you can stop now 😂 @jpea

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pelly

Thanks Julie 💜 @juliesgarden

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godfreye

Good morning Jane they are lovely when you split them as well you will have lots really pretty💜💜💜

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pelly

Afternoon Enid, thanks. I will if the slugs don’t get them 😂 @godfreye

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pelly

Morning everyone, have a super #throwbackthursday 💜 #hosta-wide-brim #plantain-lily-wide-brim

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Naomi126

Good morning u, goody throw back Thursday time 👀😘 enjoy your week Jane stunning shot 👌👀👌📸👌

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Auricula

Threw me for a moment with that Jane😂. Brill idea to do #throwbackthursday 👍🏻. Beautiful flowers . Soon be the shortest day then the days lengthen… spring!

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pelly

Morning Naomi, thanks very much and enjoy yours too 😊 @Naomi126

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pelly

Sorry about that Elise 😂. The shortest day is one I really look to, hope returns 🥰 @Auricula

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gwenniemom

@pelly morning Jane have a good day, still cold but not raining yettttttt. ☔🙏

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pelly

Morning Gwen, thank you and you too. It's supposed to be dry here today 🤔🤞🤞 @gwenniemom

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godfreye

Good morning Jane lovely picture 🤗

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pelly

Morning Enid, thank you. I’ll be glad when we can post more colour again 🤞 @godfreye

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hebelover

Afternoon Jane 🙋‍♂️

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pelly

Evening Jason, well today went in a flash 😂😂😂 @hebelover

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johninbrighton

@pelly ..... Beautiful photo Jane ..... love it.

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pelly

Morning everyone, have a super day 🙋‍♀️. Love the pretty bells on my hosta 💜 #hosta-wide-brim #plantain-lily-wide-brim

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pelly

Thanks, they're bee magnets too which is always a bonus 🐝 @gjones

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flof1952

Morning Jane. Such a pretty flower. Enjoy your day 🙋‍♀️☔

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pelly

Morning Pauline, thank you, you too 👋 @flof1952

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Auricula

Morning Jane, lovely flowers and your Hosta looks to have escaped slug damage💜😊

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juliesgarden

Beautiful .. morning Jane 💜

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joannie.a

Morning, I always think hosta flowers are a real bonus.

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godfreye

Good morning Jane they are lovely that new Hosta I bought is in bud can’t wait to see the flower 🤗

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pelly

Morning Elise, thank you. Two out of three escaped but they made a right mess of the other one 😡 @Auricula

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pelly

Morning, thank you 💜 @juliesgarden

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pelly

I absolutely agree Joan 👍 @joannie.a

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pelly

Morning Enid, thank you. I'll look forward to seeing yours when it flowers 😍 @godfreye

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pelly

#colourcombo #hosta-wide-brim #pelargonium-pink 💜💗💜

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Auricula

Love that #colourcombo

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hkyfvr

Very pretty combo Jane 💗💜💗

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pelly

Thanks Elise and Diane 💜💗 @Auricula @hkyfvr

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hkyfvr

Always welcome Jane 💜💗

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loveofplants

Love your colour combinations here 😍 very pretty

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pelly

Such beautiful flowers on the hosta now 💙 #plantainlily-wide-brim #hosta-wide-brim

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Auricula

Lovely photo Jane 💜

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pelly

Thanks very much Elise, it's a good subject 💜 @Auricula

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hkyfvr

Amazing flowers Jane 💙

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kez001uk

That’s just beautiful 💟

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pelly

Thanks very much ladies 💙 @hkyfvr @gjones @kez001uk

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hkyfvr

Always welcome Jane 💙

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pelly

#foliagefriday #coleus-campfire #plantain-lily-wide-brim love these together on my patio wall 🧡💚🤍

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anges

Great combination!! Love that Coleus 😍

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Nice combo…👌🏼

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debsgarden99

Perfect 👍

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DeborahBanks

They look fantastic together

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juliesgarden

They look fabulous together Jane ❤️

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italydiva

Look great together Jane 😀

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Auricula

I have problem with slugs Jane but I am going to have another go with Hostas, lovely colours ❤️🤍💚

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godfreye

Good morning Jane they look lovely together 🤗

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pelly

Thanks very much everyone 🙏. These are in pots on the patio wall Elise. There are two on the left hand side which haven't been touched but the one on the right has been decimated 🤔 @anges @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom @debsgarden99 @DeborahBanks @juliesgarden @italydiva @Auricula 😘

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pgoulbourne

Lovely combination 👌🏾 they look perfect together ❤️💚

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pelly

Thanks very much Pauline 🙏 @pgoulbourne

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pelly

Morning everyone, have a great #foliagefriday #plantain-lily-wide-brim #varigated #hosta-wide-brim #raindrops 💚

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jpea

Morning Jane 🙋‍♂️ you too

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pelly

Morning Jeremy, thank you 🙏 @jpea

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churchfarmgarden

Lovely photo 👌

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane again 💚😂

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pelly

Thank you Sue 💦 @churchfarmgarden

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pelly

Morning Julie 🙋 @juliesgarden

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godfreye

Good morning Jane lovely picture 🤗

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pelly

Morning Enid, thank you 💚💦 @godfreye

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anges

Morning, love the blobs of rain! 😃

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pelly

Morning Ange, so do I, they hold the rain so well 💦💚 @anges

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italydiva

Lovely to see the raindrops. Hope they sprinkle themselves liberally then clear off…doesn’t look likely though! ☔️

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pelly

Third pot of wide brim #hostachallenge #hosta-wide-brim #plantain-lily-wide-brim 💚

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charlotte

Lovely and healthy looking.

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davewrightjoinerygooglemail.co

Nice entry jane, im sure ive got that one somewhere 🤔 Your ferns should arrive today, 🤞 the delivery man hasnt destroyed them.

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pelly

Thanks Charlotte, so far so good 💚 @charlotte

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pelly

Thanks Dave and thanks for letting me know. I'll put it on here when they arrive 👍 @davewrightjoinerygooglemail.co

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sieveheadsarah

Very nice Jane 💚

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pelly

Thanks Sarah 💚 @sieveheadsarah

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jacaranda

Great leaf markings! 💚💚

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Looking good....👍🏼

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pelly

I agree Barbara and now you've got me looking at hosta websites 😂🙄 @jacaranda

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pelly

Thanks Elaine 💚 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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hkyfvr

Great looking hosta foliage. Went to a local Big Box Store with a garden centre and found myself looking at hostas. I felt so badly as they were all drooping and turning brown. Shame they do not look after them. 😢

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pelly

This is my second pot, the plant is slightly bigger than yesterday’s #hostachallenge #hosta-wide-brim #plantain-lily-wide-brim 💚

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jacaranda

Looking promising, Jane 👍💚

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pelly

Thanks Barbara. Oh I just spotted a weed in there 😱😘 @jacaranda

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jacaranda

It’s just some companion planting 🤣🤣

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pelly

Of course it is, thank you Barbara 😂😘 @jacaranda

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pelly

I only have three hostas and they’re all the same, they were from a big one I was given which I split. They’re all at slightly different stages so here’s number one #hostachallange #plantain-lily-wide-brim #hosta-wide-brim 💚

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jacaranda

Great challenge entry, Jane 👍💚😘

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pelly

Thanks Barbara, I must get more for next year’s challenge 🌿 @jacaranda

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jacaranda

I’ll warn you now, Jane, that once you start buying them you won’t be able to stop! 😳😘

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pelly

Oh dear 😱😂😘 @jacaranda

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pelly

Morning everyone 🙋‍♀️ it’s yet another miserable morning here. Enjoy it if you can, this hosta certainly seems to be #hosta-wide-brim #plantainlily-widebrim #purple #rainyday

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flof1952

Morning Jane 👋 Same here ....haven't been able to get in the garden for 2 days now 😡

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pelly

Morning Elise, I’ve never had hostas before so I’m quite impressed with the flowers, thank you 💜 @auricula

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pelly

Morning Pauline, it’s supposed to be summer for goodness sake 🙄😂 @flof1952

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane..dry here atm , not sure how long for though😏

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pelly

Morning Julie, at least it looks better for the weekend thank goodness 🙋 @juliesgarden

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joannie.a

Morning Jane, very wet overnight here, I would buy hostas for their flowers even if they did not have such interesting leaves especially as they flower in the shade.

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pelly

Morning Joan, it's my first year and I'm loving them, especially the flowers 🙋💜 @joannie.a

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anges

Morning Jane, I love the flowers on a hosta 💜💜💜

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anges

@joannie.a Same here Joan 😃💜

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pelly

Aww thanks Elise, they are lovely 💜 @auricula

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pelly

Morning Ange, maybe I ought to have some more 🤔😂 @anges

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pelly

My first foray into hostas, I’ve a feeling it won’t be my last 💚💛💚 #hosta #hosta-wide-brim #plantainlily-widebrim

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joannie.a

Be careful they are addictive.

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solly1961

Beauty 💚💛

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pelly

Thanks Elise. I was given a huge one so I split it and now have three very healthy looking plants 😍 @auricula

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pelly

I think I may have already caught the bug Joan 😱😂 @joannie.a

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pelly

Thanks Mark 🙏 @solly1961

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pelly

#foliagefriday #hosta-wide-brim #plantainlily-widebrim 💚

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lovemygarden65

Beautiful 💛💚💛

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ShelleySnyder

Ooooohhhhweeee!!💘😍

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pelly

Thanks Marilyn 💚 @lovemygarden65

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pelly

Thanks Shelley 💚 @ShelleySnyder

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ShelleySnyder

My pleasure!💘😍

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pelly

My first ever hosta #hosta-wide-brim #colourpop 💚

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pelly

Morning Elise, maybe one day 🤔 @auricula

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midnightgardener

@pelly @auricula Slugs don't like Alliums. I've got them here and there in my garden as I haven't used pellets for some time now. Hostas are too nice to munched by those rotten rotters! 💚💚

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pelly

Yes I have alliums too Christine 👍 @midnightgardener

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Cazx

Crack egg 🥚 shells 🐚 into tiny pieces and shatter these around the base of the hosta. Or buy some copper, which I bought from Poundland last year it’s on a strip of adhesive so if you have some in pots. Stick it around the top of the pot. Not saying this will stop them completing but it’ll make it harder for them. Hope you get on ok @pelly

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pelly

Thanks again Caroline, I'll have a look online for copper tape as I'd have to travel to get to my nearest Poundland 😄 @Cazx

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Oh well done Jane 👏🏼👏🏼

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pelly

Thanks Elaine, now to see if I can keep them slug free 😱 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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lesliecole49

Congratulations on your first hosta! I do love mine

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pelly

Thanks Leslie, the slug business has always put me off but I was given this so I’m giving them a go 👍 @lesliecole49

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lesliecole49

So far, I havent had much slug damage Jane, tho, I've seen them.

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pelly

Fingers crossed it stays that way Leslie 🤞 @lesliecole49

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