Thinning Hostas


I transplanted hostas, thinking of saving them while renovating another part of the house, for their eventual return to the front garden. They may have overshadowed a mundane six feet tall fence. It’s hard to have the perspective of an experienced gardener.
I’m not certain where to begin thinning since the blooms are growing more quickly than I imagined. I also didn’t realize some water comes from the other side of the fence in addition to my soaker hose.
Can you recommend a link for thinning hostas appropriately?



Thank you for writing to the Toronto Master Gardeners. For a reliable source on how to divide hosta, please refer to a previous Toronto Master Gardener answer on moving and dividing hostas and lilies. If you still need further information, please do not hesitate to let us know.