Hosta Flowers: Are they Beautiful or Ugly?

If you go up to any group of gardeners and ask them if hosta flowers are beautiful or ugly, you’ll quickly find yourself in the middle of two sides. One side will claim that host … Read more

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 … Read more

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, … Read more

Do Hostas like Wood Ash?

The wood coal burns on fire

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 … Read more

Can You Plant Hostas with Roses?

A circle of hostas with red roses in a stone garden walkway

Can You Plant Hostas with Roses? It’s easy to see why it can be a difficult challenge. However, there are a few ways that you can work around the problem.