In order to grow superior quality hostas it is essential to do some research regarding their requirements and then provide the plants with the same. Generally speaking, the hostas require rich, fertile soils that are comparatively heavy. In addition, they prefer soils that are somewhat acidic and not neutral. They also grow well in places … Continue reading Cultivation Of Hostas.
There are only two means by which hostas can be propagated: seed or division, which includes tissue culture (micro-propagation). Of the two, division is generally the most useful. Division The simplest method to divide hostas is to remove a wedge-shaped piece from the clump, rather like a slice of cake, using a spade. The slice … Continue reading Propagation Of Hostas.
The huge popularity of hostas in contemporary gardens coupled with the hype generated around them has made it quite difficult to envisage gardening without these plants. The contribution of hostas to any garden is definitely outstanding. In fact, no other enduring plant possesses such luxurious and splendidly colored foliage. Neither is any other plant so … Continue reading Hostas In The Garden.
There are plenty of elegant shade garden plants that go extremely well with hostas enhancing the beauty of your garden. Anemone nemorosa is a pleasantly self-effacing little wood anemone that blooms early in the spring, much before other plants, including the hostas, wake from their hibernation. Wood anemones produce simple, solitary blooms having diverse colors … Continue reading Companion Shade Plants For Hostas.