My perennials have finally started to get growing; we’ve had an unseasonably cold Spring here in New England and everything seems to be coming back to life so slowly. It’s finally warm enough for me to get out and work in the garden…yes, I’ll be the first one to admit that I’m a wimp and hate working outside when it’s cold!! One of my first items on my garden to do list this year is to divide some of my Hosta. Let me show you how to divide Hosta!
Hosta is an amazingly resilient plant…which means it’s pretty hard to kill.
Why is it a good idea to divide plants after a few years? Well, first it allows for healthy root development. When a plant starts getting too big the roots can become tangled and unhealthy. My favorite reason though is that you get more plants for free!
Here are the simple steps: