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How to Water Hostas: Your Ultimate Hydration Guide

Watering hostas in the summer with a watering can.

How to water hostas, it sounds simple, but, but… These plants love moisture and they die in waterlogged soil. Let’s talk about the secret to watering hostas. Large hostas or those grown in sun should receive 1.5-2” of water each week. Smaller varieties will need just 1” of water, as will those grown in shade. … Read more

Lovely Hosta Flowers – A Delightful Summer Garden Surprise

White hosta flowers with leaves

Many growers of old thought little of the flowers on their hostas and made it a practice to cut the flower scapes before they flowered so as not to detract from the gorgeous foliage. A few still behead their hostas to this day. Thanks to hybridizers that produce thousands of hostas to find the ONE, … Read more

Yes! You Can Grow Hostas in Pots – It’s Real Easy

A green and white variegated hosta in a container

If you’re considering growing hostas in pots, smaller sized hostas do very well in containers in the right potting soil, water, and sunlight ratios. Even giant hostas can grow in pots all you need is BIG pots. Using small shrubs or perennials in containers has become very common as breeders come up with more compact … Read more

Will Hosta Leaves Grow Back: Learn What to Expect

White and green variegated hosta leaves.

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. … Read more

How to Make Hostas Grow Bigger: 21 Tips and Tricks

Two large hosta plants in the garden.

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, … Read more

Helpful Tips to Improving the Soil for Hostas in Your Garden

A shovel full of soil from the garden

Hostas are hardy plants that grow in many soils, but they have preferences. What is the best soil for hostas? How can you amend yours to help your plants thrive? Soil for hostas should be organic, freely draining, and slightly acidic. They do well in a fertile mix that provides plenty of nutrients. Alongside this, … Read more

Is Bone Meal Good for Hostas? – A Short Guide

Bone Meal granules ready to apply to your garden

Many people put bone meal on hostas for an organic fertilizer, but is bone meal safe to use on hostas without burning the leaves or stems?  Many people choose to garden organically without the use of chemicals, and this leads to searching for natural alternatives to traditional chemical fertilizers. They wonder if they can use … Read more

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