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I have two very large Hosta,s that are taking over the garden area, how do I cut them back?



You can split them next month and either replant all the pieces or give some away.

7 Sep, 2015


I have cut all the leaves back, do I split the roots with a spade?

7 Sep, 2015


They split easily with a spade and you will get lots of plants.

7 Sep, 2015


There was no need to cut the leaves off. The easiest way to split a large clump is with two forks if you have them. Insert them in the clump back to back, and then pull them down as though digging, in opposite directions. this should split the clump down the middle. Doing it with forks does less damage to the roots, but use a spade if you haven't got the forks.

7 Sep, 2015


Have managed to do as suggested, Thank you for advice. regards Ann

8 Sep, 2015

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