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    Explore the Hostas collection - Spring Flowering bulbs

    Hostas are versatile perennials known for their lush foliage and delicate flowers, making them an ideal choice for both novice and experienced gardeners. With their low-maintenance requirements and shade tolerance, these stunning plants are sure to become your garden's showstopper. Browse our diverse selection of Hosta varieties, available in an array of colors, shapes, and sizes to suit any landscape design.

    Don't miss out on these exceptional plants that promise to enhance your outdoor space with their enchanting beauty and resilience.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The optimal time to plant Hostas is in the spring or fall. Planting in the spring allows the hostas to establish a healthy root system before the warmer summer months, while fall planting gives them a head start for the following growing season. If planting in the fall, make sure to plant at least 4-6 weeks before the first hard frost to give the plants enough time to establish themselves.

    Hostas are a popular perennial plant known for their large, attractive blue-green leaves with golden-yellow margins. To grow and care for these hostas, plant them in a location with dappled shade or morning sun, as the leaves can burn in direct afternoon sunlight. Well-draining soil rich in organic matter is ideal.

    Space the plants about 36 inches apart to accommodate their mature size. Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged, and apply a layer of mulch to help retain moisture and suppress weeds. Fertilize with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in the spring to promote healthy growth. Remove any dead or damaged leaves, and keep an eye out for pests like slugs and snails.

    Hostas can be divided every 3-5 years to promote growth, maintain their appearance, and control their size. To divide, dig up the plant in the spring or fall, taking care not to damage the root system. Gently separate the root clumps into smaller divisions, ensuring that each division has at least one healthy "eye" or growth point. Replant the divisions at the same depth as the original plant and water well.

    Slugs and snails are common pests that can damage Hostas, but there are several ways to protect your plants. One organic method is to place crushed eggshells or diatomaceous earth around the plants, creating a barrier that's difficult for these pests to cross.

    Alternatively, you can use pet-safe slug baits or traps to catch and remove them from your garden. Regularly inspecting your Hostas for signs of damage and removing any visible pests will also help keep them at bay.

    Although Hostas are not entirely deer resistant, some varieties with thicker, more textured leaves may be less appealing to deer. It's important to note that deer preferences may vary depending on the local food sources and the specific deer population. To deter deer from your garden, consider planting Hostas alongside other deer-resistant plants, using fencing, or applying repellents.

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