Hostas

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

Can You Plant 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 different types of hostas and roses can grow in the same garden. The key is to find roses that do…

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Hosta shoots emerging in the spring

Why Are My Hostas Not Coming Up?

If your hostas aren’t coming up as they should, it could be for several reasons ranging from pests and too much or too little water to improper care. If you don’t take care of your newly planted or established hostas before fall, whether it’s due to not enough water, too much water, or a landscaping…

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Hostas in decorated pots as houseplants

How to Grow 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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Garden Pests

Hosta leaves damaged by slugs

Kill Slugs with Ammonia? [Yes, it’s a Real Slug Killer]

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 that I was surprised when I found out that you can kill slugs with ammonia. Many people don’t know this fact, but it’s very important….

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Young Deer surrounded by white daisies.

Will Deer Eat Hostas? You’re Lucky if You Don’t Know the Answer!

Will deer eat hostas? If you live around these critters and love your hostas whole and intact, this is an important question to know the definitive answer to. Will you catch deer eating hostas? The answer is yes. For deer, consider hostas to be like candy. Some hosta marketing claims that certain species have a…

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