- Susan Marie at SHF
- Writing about the things I love. My writing work has appeared in hard copy magazines including Green Prints, Twins Magazine, Practical Parenting Magazine, Good Old Days Magazine, The Journal of Court Reporting, and more as well as hundreds of articles in Sunset Hosta Farm's Hosta blog and The Homesteading Village blog.
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Use of Epsom Salt on Hostas!
Hostas continue to be one of the most popular perennials in shady and party shady gardens. It's no wonder. Hostas are easy to grow and care for, they don't require a lot of special attention and they come in a vast array of sizes, shapes, and great leaf colors.
Friday, March 12, 2021
Here you'll find a variety of articles about one of the most popular perennial plants, hostas!
Some of the many articles about hostas here include information about:
- how to care for hostas
- how and when to divide them
- which ones are best for rock gardens, fairy gardens, and containers
- the sun's effect on hosta leaf color
- the best soil for growing hostas
- why your blue hosta's leaves turn green
- how to best fertilize hostas to bring out their health and beauty
- seasonal calendar of hosta care
- our Ultimate Guide to Growing Hostas
- ... and many more
Go right to our full list of hosta articles.
Friday, January 29, 2021
Unique and Fun Hosta-Related Gift Ideas
Welcome to part two of our hosta gift ideas blog!
If you missed Part 1 which includes important and very practical tools and supplies for your hosta garden, you can read it here: Great Hosta Gifts
Now onto our top picks for unique hosta-related gifts.
Saturday, January 23, 2021
Great Practical Gifts for Hosta Lovers!
Besides the Plants!
Whether you're buying for yourself or that hosta lover you know, it's not easy to find great gifts aside from hosta plants (which are ALWAYS a good gift choice)?
Here are some great gift ideas that any hosta lover would love. The end of the blog has a link to our list of unique hosta gifts sure to please any hostaholic or hosta lover!
Sunday, December 6, 2020
Spring Care for Hosta Plants
After a long, dreary winter, Springtime in the hosta garden seems like a magical time. The hostas are sprouting their gorgeous green tips signaling the beginning of another great gardening season!
Keep your hostas looking happy and healthy with these seasonal reminders and care tips for Spring!
Top Ten Hosta Questions Answered
Some Answers May Surprise You!
Hostas are one of the most popular perennials of all time. Here at Sunset Hosta Farm.com, we get a lot of questions about hostas. Following is a list of the ten top questions we are asked about hostas and their care.
Use of Epsom Salt on Hostas! Hostas continue to be one of the most popular perennials in shady and party shady gardens. It's n...
WINTER SOWING 101 The article post you are looking for has been moved to our sister blog, The Homestead Village. Tap the link above...
Epsom Salt for Rose and Bloomers The article post you are looking for has been moved to our sister blog, The Homestead Village. T...
How to Clean Birdhouses, Birdbaths and Bird Feeders The article post you are looking for has been moved to our sister blog, The Ho...
What are Sun Tolerant Hostas? One of the most common questions I hear about hostas is, can hostas handle sun?
Seasonal Calendar of Care for Hostas One of the reasons that hostas continue to be so popular is the fact that they're a very low m...
Growing Hostas From Seed So you're wondering, can I grow a hosta from seed? Growing hostas from seed is a tricky endeavor, but ...