Many different factors play important roles in the amount of sun hostas can take. I will try to address some of these issues below before putting together a list of sun tolerant hostas. Continue reading
How Do You Keep Hostas Slugs Free?
First of all, what exactly is a slug anyway? It is a Mollusk. It is, basically, a snail without a shell to call its own. Continue reading
Hosta Virus X: What You Need to Know
Anyone who grows hostas in a serious way has almost surely heard of Hosta Virus X. This article is designed to inform the casual hosta gardener of the facts that they need to avoid bringing plants in that are affected by the virus if at all possible and to know what to do if it is present in their gardens. Continue reading
How To Keep Deer From Eating Hostas?
First, a grain of hard truth about holding either rabbits or deer at bay: if they are hungry enough (usually during the winter),only tight fencing will keep them from feeding in your garden. Continue reading
Do Hostas Like Coffee Grounds?
Hostas are easy to grow plants that favor the shade best and come back year and year again. Just like any plant, Hostas will do even better when given a little bit of extra tender love and care. One foolproof way to give your Hosta a little bit of extra attention is by introducing fertilizers, like coffee! But do Hostas like coffee? Continue reading
Do Rabbits Eat Hosta Plants?
Rabbits can be a well welcomed sight in a yard, with their cute little puffball tails and long ears. But not when that yard has a garden. Rabbits are known to eat multiple types of plants commonly found in gardens. But do rabbits eat hostas? Continue reading
Is Compost Good For Hostas?
Hostas are a firm favorite for many gardeners, thanks to their ability to thrive in many environments. If you’re thinking about how best to look after your hosta plants, you may have asked yourself – is compost good for hostas?
Can Hosta Grow In Sandy Soil?
In various ways, hostas are a gardener’s best friend. They are hard and resilient, and once established, their coverage of brilliantly colored leaves is unmatched. While hostas are relatively easy to care for, there are certain things to keep in mind. For instance, as with any other plant, the type of soil matters and this raises the question, can a hosta grow in sandy soil? Continue reading
How Do You Treat Southern Blight on Hostas?
Southern Blight is a fungal infection that can turn your beautiful hostas into dying, wilted plants. The sight of Southern Blight can be bad news for the overall health of your garden and strike fear in many gardeners. Are there any steps that can be taken to save your hostas and get rid of Southern Blight? Continue reading
What Is Eating the Roots of My Hosta?
Hostas are a frequent addition to many gardens due to their beautiful foliage and annual blooms. Unfortunately, hostas are the target of several pests and many gardeners find themselves wondering what has eaten the roots of their hosta plants. Continue reading