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Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Hostas as Houseplants
A south-facing window is usually a great place for the hosta, especially in the spring when the hosta is coming out of its winter sleep. Later in the season when the sun is brighter, a move near a window with some indirect sun may be necessary.
In the spring, move the plant back to its indoor location and watch it spring back to life!
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