Yellow Hostas: Stunning Foliage for an Eye-Catching Garden

Hosta Stained Glass planted in a garden setting.

Ready to brighten up your shade garden? Let’s explore yellow hostas, luminous beauties that add unexpected pops of color. Regardless of garden size or your experience level, yellow hostas can be the golden ticket to an outshining display. Let’s delve in and elevate your garden with these radiant perennials. Let’s get growing! Yellow hostas are … Read more

Fern and Hosta Garden: Crafting Your Shade-Loving Retreat

Ferns and hosta in a woodland setting.

Welcome, fellow garden enthusiasts! Imagine stepping into your lush, tranquil retreat, where the air is cool and fresh. A diverse array of ferns and hostas fill the landscape with rich, verdant textures. This isn’t just a dream – a fern and hosta garden. This shaded oasis can transform any outdoor space into a serene sanctuary. … Read more

How to Mulch Hostas: Mulching Tips for Happy, Lush Plants

Wood chip mulch and summer foliage plants.

Hostas are popular perennial plants known for their lush foliage and ability to thrive in shady garden areas. For them to flourish, providing proper care is essential, including choosing the right mulch for your hostas. Mulch for hostas is an essential gardening practice that helps retain soil moisture, regulates temperature, and suppresses weed growth. Apply … Read more

Hosta and Astilbe Garden: Creating Your Perfect Shade Oasis

Large green hosta and rich pink Astilbes in a woodland setting.

As you plan your hosta and astilbe garden, consider the variety of cultivars available and their unique characteristics. Hostas, known as the potato chips of plants, are diverse in size, color, and leaf shape, allowing you to mix and match to create eye-catching patterns and combinations. Astilbes, conversely, are known for their plume-like flowers that … Read more

Grow Golden Tiara Hosta: A Shimmering Garden Gem

A beautiful Golden Tiara hosta plant.

If you want to add a touch of elegance to your garden, the ‘Golden Tiara’ Hosta is an excellent choice. This small to medium-sized hosta is known for its striking foliage. It features wide-oval, medium-green leaves with irregular golden-yellow margins. ‘Golden Tiara’ Hosta Plant ‘Golden Tiara’ Hosta, also known as Golden Tiara Plantain Lily, is … Read more

Small Hostas: Compact and Colorful Garden Wonders

Small hosta with flowering lamium growing through it.

In recent years, small hostas have gained popularity among garden enthusiasts due to their versatility as they flourish in various garden settings. These charming, diminutive plants add visual interest and texture to various garden settings, making them an attractive option for those looking to enhance their landscapes. Those small versions of the popular shade-loving plant … Read more

Stop Slugs on Hostas: Here’s How to End the Menace!

Closeup of a slug on a hosta leaf.

Slugs on hostas are a common problem for gardeners, and they can quickly turn a beautiful garden into a nightmare. These slimy creatures are notorious for their voracious appetite. However, several effective ways exist to stop slugs on hostas and keep your garden looking beautiful. In this article, we will explore the various methods you … Read more

Earth Angel Hosta: Beauty in a Giant Package

A lush Earth Angel hosta planted in the garden.

‘Earth Angel’ Hosta will enhance any garden with its eye-catching foliage and its ability to thrive in shaded areas. Selected as the Hosta of the Year by the American Hosta Growers Association in 2009, ‘Earth Angel’ is a show-stopping specimen whose charm only grows as the years go by. From planting tips to expert advice … Read more

Explore the World of Giant Hostas: Growing Tips and Tricks

Earth Angel Hosta presenting it's beautiful leaves for viewing.

Giant hosta plants are a popular choice for gardeners looking to add a bold statement to their landscape. As defined by the American Hosta Growers Association, giant hostas are those that exceed 30 inches in height. The American Hosta Society lists hostas with a leaf size of 120 square inches or more as giant. Some … Read more

Growing the Beautiful Stiletto Hosta Plant in Your Garden

Clump of Stiletto Hostas in the garden.

The beautiful ‘Stiletto’ Hosta is an eye-catching addition to any garden. Its lush, green variegated leaves with a narrow creamy white edge and ripple effect add a graceful touch.  Its fine texture and dainty spikes of lavender tubular flowers add a touch of whimsy in late summer. ‘Stiletto’ Hosta Plant I really like this plant. … Read more

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