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Planting Hostas Received in the Mail

We ship our hostas to you bareroot. The hostas are removed from the pot (or dug from the ground), excess dirt is shaken off, and the roots are wrapped in plastic to hold in the moisture. Orders are generally shipped … Continue reading

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How to Plant a Tree

While planting each of these different types (balled and burlapped, and container grown) of trees differs in the details, all trees eventually end up in a hole. But not any old hole will do. The most common mistake when planting … Continue reading

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Hosta Planting Instructions & Care Sheet

Where to plant Hostas like a partially shaded spot.  They need some sun, but don’t like to fry in the sun, especially in the afternoon.  Morning sun is much less harsh than afternoon sun.  Dappled shade is wonderful.  Along the … Continue reading

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Daylily Care Sheet

WHERE TO PLANT Most daylilies bloom best in full sun but will tolerate part-shade conditions.  At least six hours of sun a day is best for maximum bloom.  Any good garden soil is appropriate for growing daylilies.  They prosper in … Continue reading

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Care of Your Irises

FERTILIZATION Before you plant, you may work in fertilizer.  We recommend Pro-Gro organic fertilizer.  Be careful not to use something high in nitrogen, which makes plants susceptible to rot and will produce lots of growth, but few blooms. PLANTING Some … Continue reading

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