- 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, 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.
Monday, July 6, 2020
Making and Using Leaf Mold in the Garden
The best time to mulch with leaf mold is after the first few frosts. Remove any dead vegetation and apply 2” of leaf mold, then turn it into the garden or container next spring.
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 What is it and Why is it So Popular? In a nutshell, winter sowing, or winter seed sowing, is sowing seeds indoo...
You may have heard that Epsom Salt is a great, safe, effective and economical garden amendment for use on your flowering plan...
One of my favorite parts of being out in the garden is listening to the sounds of nature, especially the chirping of birds. ...
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...
What are Sun Tolerant Hostas? One of the most common questions I hear about hostas is, can hostas handle sun?
Growing hosta from seed is a tricky endeavor, but if you have patience and keep a few things in mind, it can be worth you...