Explore Hosta Plants, Shade Plants, and more!

This is how a group of all hostas can be a spectacular sight in gardens! There is endless variety in their shape, form, color, designs, size, texture, etc. And they are very reliable, hardy perennials that can easily be divided to start new ones!

The many varieties of Hosta, perfect shade plants that love the summer heat of North Florida.

Zebra Stripes Hosta - there are a gazillion varieties of hostas these days - but one thing they all have in common - they do much better in the shade

Hosta Zebra Stripes (T. Avent : (aka: Hosta Hosta 'Zebra Stripes' is one of the most asked about hostas in our garden. This Plant Delights hybrid resulted from a cros.

Supplies needed: Sprayer that attaches to hose 1 cup of Listerine Mouthwash (original) 1 cup of Epson Salt 1 cup Ammonia 1 cup Ajax Dish soap (lemon) First add the mouthwash, Epson salt and ammonia to the sprayer container, stir, then top off the container with the dish soap, Don’t Stir. Place top back onto the container and hook up to the hose. Simply water your plants as usual. This remedy is safe enough to use on a weekly bases if you wish, I found that once a month is plenty.

Supplies needed: Sprayer that attaches to hose 1 cup of Listerine Mouthwash (original) 1 cup of Epson Salt 1 cup Ammonia 1 cup Ajax Dish soap (lemon) First add the mouthwash, Epson salt and ammonia to the sprayer container, stir, then top off the containe

Crazy for hostas

When a lawn runs right up to the base of a tree, mowers and string trimmers can damage the trunk. Ringing the tree with shade-tolerant hostas safeguards the bark and creates a focal point.

Nice groundcover option. Lily-of-the-valley is a tough, low-care groundcover you can plant in shady spots. It has a lovely fragrance and nodding white or pink bell-shape flowers.

The Best Fragrant Flowers for Your Garden

The Best Fragrant Flowers for your garden. -- though it's small, lily-of-the-valley packs a big fragrance in its nodding white or pink bell-shape flowers. It's a tough, low-care groundcover you can practically plant and forget in shady spots.

a true inspiration and i sadly wasnt around when he was posting..his website is sadly gone but managed to find some of his pictures..hope his family wont mind me posting these as they show what can be done using great combinations of hostas

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Sun Loving Hostas

Sun loving hostas

Although hosta plants are mainly known for their love of shade there are many varieties that are sun tolerant. It used to be that these were mainly the hosta varieties with gold leaves but more hyb…

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