By Kim Charles

'Diamonds Are Forever'

A vast array of hosta varieties take center stage in Susan Strong's garden.

"2016 was a wonderful year for gardening here in NW Arkansas.  Although we were short on rain, I was able to keep all my plants happy and healthy with a little help from my hoses.  I love shade gardening and hostas are my favorite shade plant.  I have well over 100 and plan to put them in an Excel spreadsheet this winter so I can track them better.  Last year I sent pictures of some of my favorites and here are pictures of more favorites (although it’s hard to choose as they are almost all “favorites”)."

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'Empress Wu' in rear, 'Striptease' in front

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'Orange Marmalade' in back, 'Dragon Tail's' in front.


'Summer Breeze'

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