Popular Posts About Hostas

Roses, hostas and ferns in the front yard of a yellow house

Hostas with Roses

Roses and hostas are beautiful additions to any garden, but they have different growing conditions that lead people to ask, can you plant hostas with roses? So, can you plant hostas with roses? Absolutely! Many types of hostas and roses can grow in the same garden. The key is to find roses that do well…

Hostas in decorated pots as houseplants

How to Grow a Hostas Indoors (And Not Kill Them)

Growing a hosta plant indoors can be a challenge, but they’re perennials that you can grow and keep healthy with the correct soil and environment. It’s possible to grow a hosta indoors without replanting them, but they’re perennials that need to go through a dormant stage each year to stay healthy and thriving. You’ll need…

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How to Keep Rabbits From Eating Hostas {23 Great Tips}

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Do rabbits eat hostas? Rabbits can wreak havoc on your plants if you don’t stop them, but there are several things you can try to save your plants. Read on… Rabbits are one critter that can easily decimate your hostas if you don’t take steps to get rid of them and keep them away from your hostas. You’ll find rabbits all over the United States, and they’re a pest species that can quickly take over your flower beds or vegetable patches.  I know I was extremely frustrated when I’d wake up in the morning, go outside, and see my hostas eaten…
Hosta leaves damaged by slugs

Kill Slugs with Ammonia [Yes, Its A Real Slug Killer]

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Slugs can be a nasty pest in your garden or yard, especially if you have hostas. Trying to save your plants can send you searching for alternatives, and I know it surprised me when I found out that you can kill slugs with ammonia. Many people don’t know this fact, but it’s very important. I’ve seen people use ammonia as a fertilizer, but I wanted to use it as a pesticide to get rid of the slugs without pouring nasty chemicals into my hostas like I’d get with some commercial-grade pesticides. If you’re like me and you’re interested in learning…
A deer kept out of the garden by a metal fence.

Deer Repellent for Hostas – Do Chemical Deer Repellents Work?

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Do deer repellents work to keep the deer out of your hostas? This comparison of commercial deer repellents will let you know which ones do and don’t work. For hosta growers, finding deer repellents that work can be a challenge. The good news is that chemical deer repellents may not be 100% effective, but they come close. Chemical repellent granules, sprays, sprinklers, scent stations, and noisemakers are all very effective for scaring the deer away, and research supports this claim. However, a starving deer can bypass them and eat your hostas. Do you want to know which are deer repellents…