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Growing and Caring for Hostas.

Tweet Today’s topic will be focused on Growing and Caring for Hostas. 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 […]


Hosta Woodland Garden

Tweet Hosta Woodland Garden at Picket Fence Greenhouse – Started this woodland garden back in 2003, it is now pretty much full of shade loving plants. This is a walk thru area where people can see first hand how these plants do and what they look like at a mature size. One thing I love […]


Miniature Hosta Peanut

Tweet Miniature Hosta’s are very popular these days . I have a whole collection of them, but I working my way into more mini’s now . When will the passion for Hosta’s stop? Meet  Mini Peanut White Center 4″ long by 2 3/4″ wide; dark green margin that sometimes streaks into the creamy yellow to white […]


How to Create or Grow a Hosta Woodland Garden

Tweet This video may help you create your very own Hosta Woodland Garden. 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 […]


Hosta Paradigm 2007 Hosta of the Year

Tweet                                Hosta Paradigm Hosta Paradigm is one special Hosta.  This leave pattern is one that will catch your eye.. So  outstanding that it was chosen as 2007  Hosta of the Year. This super sport of ‘Abiqua Recluse’ has beautiful gold leaves edged with a blue-green margin. The variegation pattern intensifies later in the spring. A […]


Hosta Summer Breeze

Tweet                       Hosta Summer Breeze     Hosta Summer Breeze is a  breakthrough sport of ‘Summer Music’  (1999 AHS registration); Breeder is Mark Zilis.   Displays wide gold margins surround a rich green center; excellent growth rate in nursery containers, as well as the garden.   A medium to large sized hosta that forms an […]


Hosta Olive Bailey Langdon

Tweet                             Hosta Olive Bailey Langdon Hosta Olive Bailey Langdon sport of Frances Williams Large mound of blue- green centered , gold-margined foliage. Brightens in Mid June making it less susceptibility to leaf burn. Grows 28″ high by 60″ wide Leaf Detail: GoldMargin , beautiful gold edged margin that will standout amongst other Hostas, especially […]


The American Hosta Growers Association has chosen Sum and Substance for the 2004 Hosta of the Year.

Tweet The American Hosta Growers Association has chosen Sum and Substance for the 2004 Hosta of the Year. 2004 Hosta of the Year Sum and Substance is still soaring  in popularity today. If you are looking for a giant of a Hosta, you have found it in Sum and Substance Hosta. When you are looking […]


2011 Hosta of the Year Praying Hands – Resembles Hands Folded in Prayer

Tweet Every year the American Hosta Growers Association chooses a Hosta of the Year. Each year everyone is eager to go out and purchase this hosta because of it’s notoriety. The hosta of the year is special and is recognized throughout the gardening industry, why wouldn’t you want to add this variety to your hosta […]


Hosta Fair Maiden

Tweet Hosta Fair Maiden Our ‘Fair Maiden’ Hosta has white margins that consistantly streak towards the center of the leaf. This is a very pretty and charming  hosta.  I love the coloring of the leaves and it is a very compact and  tidy hosta. Very wide and irregular creamy edge provides attractive contrast with dark green centers. […]


Hosta Striptease

Tweet Hosta Striptease An outstanding hosta certain to be one of the most talked about plants in hosta world! An intriguing sport of ‘Gold Standard’, it has a wider dark green margin. It was named ‘Striptease’ because a white strip appears between the green and gold area. The ovate, slightly wavy leaves have wide, dark […]


I’ve Gone Crazy -Hosta Ebook Now Free ..

Tweet Hey all Gardening Friends, Today it occurred to me that with the New Year approaching I want to start things out by giving some of my knowledge to everyone I have met online , being either facebook , twitter , etc. I put together a Hosta Ebook a few years back and have been […]