Year: 2020

Liquid Bone Meal for Plants

All plants need phosphorus in order to survive, and liquid bone meal is a great source of it. How is liquid bone meal different to balanced fertilizers, and should you be using it in your garden? Liquid bone meal for plants does not provide all the nutrition your plant needs, but is great for phosphorus-deficient …

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Will Hosta Leaves Grow Back?

As I was prepping to transplant my hostas this year, a storm knocked a tree on top of them. This made me wonder: will hosta leaves grow back when the entire plant has been damaged, and how quickly? Don’t worry about pruning hostas or if they succumb to damage, as these are hardy, fast-growing plants. …

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Do Hostas like Wood Ash?

Do hostas like wood ash? Wood ash is typically recommended to hosta gardeners for its slug-repellent nature, while its impact on soil pH and nutritional value is overlooked. Wood ash can be great for hostas growing in very acidic soil, as it increases the pH balance. Other benefits are added nutrients such as calcium, potassium, …

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