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How to Create or Grow a Hosta Woodland Garden This video may help you create your very own Hosta Woodland Garden. Come over to my gardening blog and grab your free hosta ebook . Hostas are one of the most sought after perennial plant for part sun to shade areas. So what is so great about Hostas? Well Hostas are a pretty care free perennial , with a few exceptions. With thousands of varieties out there today what are the best well not sure there is any that are considered the best, but there is a list of many favorites . To name a few Patriot Hosta, Blue Angel Hosta, Striptease and many more. One thing many question is when is a good time to dividing hostas.. My personal preference is in the spring in your area when the hostas are first popping out of the ground.. The easiest time to split and divide. However, many divide them throughout the season with success but pay attention to your weather and moisture. A few years ago the Hosta virus X was indicated in some varieties. This was a major concern for many hosta gardeners and growers. Make sure when splitting to use a 10 percent bleach solution to clean your tools when splitting several different varieties. Many hosta growers are now taking special care to prevent this from happening and spreading. Hostas really only have a few insect problems , when in a damp area or long periods of rain, slugs and snails can destroy hostas and make them cosmetically ugly.. There is many natural remedies for these little pests to help control the

Planting Vegetables in Spring Part 2: Planting Lettuce, Kale, Peas & More!

In this episode of Growing Wisdom Dave plants vegetables and shares planting tips and ideas.

Planting Vegetables in Spring Part 1: Preparing to Plant! Lettuce, Kale, Peas & More!

In this episode of Growing Wisdom Dave prepares his garden for another season of vegetables!

Update on Watermelon growing in the spurge weed filled citrus tree well

A fast look at the few squash plants and watermelon growing in the spurge filled citus tree well. The spurge is growing strong after everything I’ve thrown at it and really seems to help with water conservation. There were a couple watermelons growing a few weeks back, but I think the birds got them. Now I’m hiding the one and only watermelon under a large squash leaf, lol.
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Helping a Friend Grow More Food in his Backyard Square Foot Raised Bed Garden

John from goes on a field trip to help a friend grow more food in his backyard square foot garden. After watching this episode you will learn how to best grow squash plants in the square foot garden, the best varieties of tomatoes and peppers to grow for continual harvest and much more!

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