Part 3 of a series of articles which will give you a month by month guide on caring for your hostas. This will include tips for you to use at home and an insight into the growing methods we use at the nursery.
In this third instalment, we look at everything that you need to do with your hostas between July and September. Now entering the Summer months, your hostas may start to burn or show some spotting from sun scorch. There are some things you can do to stretch the season out and keep your hostas looking good for longer.
Probably the month that temperatures start to rise to a level that is uncomfortable for you and your hostas. In recent years high 30s have been more common. High temperature do make it a battle to keep your hostas look good, but it can be done.
It's very easy to let your hostas go down hill in August. You've been looking after them all Spring, you may have a few holes and they may be a little burnt. You may be going on holiday but we promise if you put in a little effort in now, you will get at least another good month out of them.
Usually the last month to enjoy hostas before the weather starts to get cold again.
Checkout part 4 of the To Do List - October to December.