Category Archives: About Hostas

Information about hostas

What is a Hosta and Why Should I Grow Hostas?

The easy answer to this question is that they are the most popular, bestselling perennial in the world. That being said, let me give my two cents into why this is true. Hostas are shade tolerant perennials that are extremely hardy and require very little maintenance. They are shade tolerant, not shade loving. Most hostas Read More

Hosta Sports and Reversions

What is wrong with my hosta? Why does some of the clump look different from the rest? What are hosta sports? What is a reversion? Here is a technical definition of a sport and a reversion. Sport: An individual arising from the result of mutation, chimeral rearrangement, or mitotic recombination that is genotypically or phenotypically Read More

We’re Excited to See These Beauties!

Montana Aureomarginata Hosta

This time of year we are always dreaming of seeing all the hostas emerge. We all have our favorites but there are some that you just get excited to see again.

Benefits Of Buying From a Reputable Hosta Nursery!

Well, we can answer this in one sentence. When you buy from a reputable hosta nursery, you are guaranteed to receive a correctly labelled plant that is not diseased! This is not to say that we are perfect but we stand behind our plants and will fix any problems you may have with your order! Of Read More

Planting Hostas In The Summertime

Planting in Summer is a No-No??  Not So! The rule of thumb has always been to never plant in summer, but rather plant in spring and fall when the weather is cooler. As this is a good rule, it is not set in stone. We do the majority of our planting in the summer months Read More

Why Gardeners Need A Rain Gauge!

The most important ingredient to any garden is water.  We amend and condition our soils in order to manage the water content.  We mulch in order to retain water.  Water is so essential to a successful hosta garden. It would only make sense that an instrument to measure the daily rainfall is a very valuable Read More

The Hosta Sizes We Sell

PJ’s Yorkshire Terrier, Chloe, showcases the sizes we sell. The start up plugs from left to right: 65MM – Rare Breed, Wishing Well, Sparkler, Rockets Red Glare, Mr Blue 35MM – Blonde Impressions, Victory, Thunderbolt, Sugar Plum, Curly Fries The 3 inch pots from left to right: Mouse Trap (with ruler), Sugar Babe, Tiny Bubbles, Read More