you wander the botanic garden and admire spring beauty, you may also
wonder why the Hosta Trail is filled with sunken pots. The reasons are
twofold. When the Mid-South Hosta Society created these nationally
acclaimed beds, members realized their favorite plants must be protected
from hungry voles and thirsty tree roots.
Hostas love rich, moist, loose soil, but
few thrive in competition with these subterranean foes. In the spring
of 1999, MSHS members planted the first of seven...