Moving a Leafed Out Hosta With the Help of a Belt and Some Tape
What you will need for this:
1. A pitchfork or perennial fork-I prefer to use a pitch fork to move my plants I feel it causes less damage to the plants roots than using a shovel
2. A shovel to dig a new hole
3. Masking tape or painter's tape
4. An old belt with a D ring (or a piece of rope)
1. Dig a hole where the Hosta is going to go or prepare a container for the Hosta.
2. Take the belt (or rope) and place it around the bottom of the Hosta:
5. Get the tape out and run the tape sticky side out around the Hosta either above or below the belt-I prefer above to keep the leaves in a tight bunch.
9. Now place it in the hole that you have dug making sure you are planting it at the same depth it was at.
10. Backfill the hole with dirt and water well:
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Kay13940395 on Jun 04, 2021
Something that helps keep rabbits and deer out of Hosta's is to drop shavings from a bar of Irish Spring soap all around the plant. They hate the smell of that. Just don't wonder if it rains and you find sudsy residue on the ground near the plants! I usually only use tiny bits of it and even drop some into the leaves. It works for me!