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Re: A Timetable for Hosta Care

bbanyai@herc.com wrote:
> My only comments, which I have relayed before, is that you can divide
> hostas year-round. Those of us " old folks " who were dividing hostas
> before you could spell tc, would divide whenever we could get the clumps
> out of the ground.
But Bruce, do you find that dividing slows down the maturing process
quite a bit?

Denise Nakon

> I have done it for +30 years in very early spring in Michigan, as soon as
> the ground thaws, have been in Holland in Jan-Feb when they were dividing
> clumps dug the previous fall and left outside, to year-round here in far
> northern (??? eat your heart out Dan Nelson !!) Delaware.
> The root activity is slow, but that would be a positive reason to divide,
> to minimize damage and shock.

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