Hostas and hydrangeas

Hi there, I guess I jumped the gun and have bought a few hostas and hydrangeas. I have put off planting but hoping I can safely do that now?…

Hosta Pests

I have quite a few Hostas in my yard located under a tree canopy; they grow very well but at the end of the summer they always seem to get holes in the leafs. I thought it might be slugs…

Hostas

Can hostas be transplanted in November?…

Hosta leaves have holes

I live in the Annex neighborhood of Toronto. I have clay soil and lots of happy hostas. But some of my blue hostas have holes in some of their leaves, year after year. These particular hostas are growing under the…

Moving and dividing hostas and lilies

Hi, I have hostas and lilies that have outgrown their space. I would like to dig them up and move them or divide them. I am wondering when is a good time to do this? Thanks…

Growing Hostas in Canada

I have just returned to the u.k. after visiting a friend who lives near Guelph in Ontario. I was amazed by the size and quality of hostas in most gardens. There was no evidence of slugs. In the u.k. I…

Hostas hiding

Some of my hostas are not doing well this year. While a few have come up, somewhat weakly, others are hiding that were previously just fine. Would it be because of the long winter we had? Or the different varieties?…

Hostas

Apparently, grass will grow until the soil temperature is at least 1 C. If a hosta loses it’s leaves to frost but the soil temperature of the soil is greater than 1 C, will the hosta roots continue to develop?…