How Do You Winterize Hostas?

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Hostas are flowers and have a mind of their own when it comes to flowering and dormancy. So when winter approaches, they become finicky. Given a steady climate and weather, they flower faithfully and go dormant just at the right time.
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How to Winterize Hostas
Hostas are herbaceous (leafy stemmed) perennials that spend the cold winter months dormant. Hosta leaves die back to the crown (where new growth emerges) after the first hard frost. Removing the leaves prevents pests from overwintering in the dead... More »
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1. Cut hosta foliage down to the ground after the first hard frost or when it starts to brown and die. 2. Mark your hosta's location with a wooden or wire stake. This will make finding
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Hostas need little care for over wintering. You can take the effort to cut off all the brown leaves as they die to keep bacteria from making it to the main part of the plant but I
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I've never found the need; they come back in the spring, even after some pretty cold weather. The only thing that has ever killed one of my hostas was my father-in-law's injudicious
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You can put them in dirt in pots and move them that way, or you can store them in a box with some saw dust around them and replant them early in spring as soon as the ground can be
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1. Stop regular fertilizer treatments in late summer, at the end of July or in early August. This prevents the hosta from putting on new growth that may be killed ...
1. Stop regular fertilizer treatments in late summer, at the end of July or in early August. This prevents the hosta from putting on new growth that may be killed ...
1. Stop regular fertilizer treatments in late summer, at the end of July or in early August. This prevents the hosta from putting on new growth that may be killed ...
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