Overwintering Hosta and other Perennials

Step-by-Step guide to overwintering hostas and other perennial plants.

University studies show that hostas need at least 30 days of temperatures about 42 degrees or lower AND the longer the cold dormancy the better.  (See this study from Auburn University). If they don’t get a cold treatment, they will lose vigor year after year and eventually die out. Continue reading “Overwintering Hosta and other Perennials”