Tips for Growing Hosta | If a low maintenance garden is your goal, planting hosta is a must. Here are easy tips and advice for growing this hardy perennial. Also known as a plantain lily, hosta are perfect for shade and sun gardens alike. #Sponsored
Tips for Growing Hosta If a low maintenance garden is your goal, planting hosta is a must. Here are easy tips and advice for growing this hardy perennial. Also known as a plantain lily, hosta are perfect for shade and sun gardens alike. #Sponsored
Hostas prefer moist, well-drained soil that's rich in organic matter and has a slightly acidic pH. If you have soil with a lot of clay or sand in it, amend with compost or another form of organic matter.
I love my hosta plants. They grow like crazy in my shade garden and looks so beautiful too. I’m always getting comments on how beautiful they are. But they can get a little big and need to be divided. If you have a hosta or two that needs to be scaled down here’s a great tutorial on how to divide a hosta plant. You can bless a neighbor or friend with the extra plants or add more to your own garden.
This is how a group of all hostas can be a spectacular sight in gardens! There is endless variety in their shape, form, color, designs, size, texture, etc. And they are very reliable, hardy perennials that can easily be divided to start new ones!
Most gardeners are familiar with classic perennials such as daylilies, peonies, hostas, and iris, but there's a whole host of lesser-known, underused perennials that can add color and interest to your garden. You may have to search for them at your garden center or an online source, but they're all worth the effort. Here are 15 of our favorite underused perennials.