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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… Read More »How to Keep Rabbits From Eating Hostas {23 Great Tips}
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How to Make Hostas Grow Bigger: 21 Tips and Tricks

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Do you want to learn how to make your hostas grow bigger? Check out our list of helpful tips that can help you grow big, beautiful hostas. Let’s get started… Do you want to know the secret of how to make hostas grow big? Everyone dreams of having huge, lush hostas sprawling over their yard, but this can be easier said than done. Luckily, I’m an experienced gardener who takes great pride in my massive hostas. I invite you to read as I share my most successful secrets, tips, and tricks below! 1. Practice Patience Wouldn’t it be fantastic if… Read More »How to Make Hostas Grow Bigger: 21 Tips and Tricks
Hostas under a big old tree

How to Grow Hostas Under Trees

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You most likely know that hostas do very well growing in partial shade, and different species and cultivars thrive in USDA hardiness zones 3 to 9. Therefore, it’s possible to grow hostas under trees, as I’ve found out over the years. The trees and hostas can compete for water, but this is a relatively easy fix. The trees provide shade to prevent your hostas from getting too much sun. If you’re like me, you have trees all over your yard, and this used to be a problem with trying to find plants that grow well shaded by them. I wondered how… Read More »How to Grow Hostas Under Trees
A bare root hosta ready to plant

Growing Bare Root Hostas (Save Money & Easy to Do)

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When most people think of planting and growing hostas, they don’t think of starting from a bare root hosta. Instead, they usually buy a small hosta plant or divide some of their larger hostas and plant them in shady areas of their yards and gardens. But, if you’re like me, you’re always up for trying new things with your hostas. Starting with a hosta bare root can be a welcome challenge. I’ve found that growing and planting bare root hostas isn’t as difficult as I feared it would be, and I want to share the process with you. I’ll go… Read More »Growing Bare Root Hostas (Save Money & Easy to Do)

Popular Posts About Hostas


Learn When to Fertilize Hostas

Generally, this would be a “how long is a piece of string” question, but we’ve made an effort to answer it conclusively and specifically. We need to consider several variables to optimize fertilizer applications to perennials like hosta. Application timing must coincide with growth phases, soil temperatures, plant hardening needs, nutrient requirements, and local climates.… Read More »Learn When to Fertilize Hostas


Using Natural Fertilizer for Hostas – Tips Included

To grow, develop, and produce at their best, plants need ready access to 20 essential plant nutrients. In managing all the elements that contribute to healthy soil, gardeners often get fertility wrong. Your hosta will be healthier and more productive if you give them what they need, not more, and not less. Natural fertilizers of… Read More »Using Natural Fertilizer for Hostas – Tips Included