I've already admitted in an earlier post this winter that I have been known to buy a hosta just because of it's name. When I found out there was a hosta called 'Metallica' I just had to have it. It could have been the ugliest hosta on this ...―
Each year the American Hosta Growers Association members vote for a Hosta to represent an excellent hosta for all regions of the country that is reasonably priced and widely available. The 2012 Hosta of the Year is Hosta 'Liberty'. Liberty is a...―
Hosta 'Little Sunspot' 2012Hosta 'Little Sunspot' is a small hosta that packs a lot of punch. The leaves have a dark green margin with a vivid gold center. It has been a fast growing hosta in my garden, and it is great for brightening up a dark...―
This cute little hosta is a very vigorous in my garden. I swear every year I divide this one in half, and by fall it's back to it's spring size. That's unusual for a miniature hosta, since they are usually not the most hardy of the hosta family....―
If you don't have room from the hosta 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd' which can get quite large, but love the large blue cupped leaves....then a slightly smaller look-a-like hosta would be 'Love Pat'. It has blue chalky leaves that form upright cupped...―
I'm sure this hosta goes by some other name, but I only know it as 'Kofukiiwa Fukurin'. It's the Japanese name for this hosta. Did you know that hostas are indigenous to Japan? Over 3/4 of all hosta species grow in Japan. I think it would be...―
Hosta 'Kiwi Full Monty' is a sport of hosta 'Striptease'. It's a beautiful hosta with dusty blue leaves with a chartreuse center and a thin white line between the center and margin. I had the honor to meet Barry Sligh who originated this hosta ...―
You know I love me some pie crust edge hostas! So I just had to have 'Journey's End'! It's a sport of 'Choo Choo Train' (which I also love). It has huge bright gold leaves with dark green margins. The leaves are very pointed and have a pie ...―
Hosta 'Jaz' has very glossy, greenish yellow leaves. The leaves are very, very thick which makes this hosta very slug resistant. Slugs prefer leaves that are thin and easy to eat, I guess they don't like to work for their dinner. These leaves ...―
Last week when writing about streaked hostas I mentioned hosta unstability and reverting. I decided to feature Hosta 'Jewel of the Nile' to show what that looks like in hostas. 'Jewel of the Nile' is an unstable sport of hosta 'Dee's Golden ...―
If you ask any hosta lover to name their top 5 hostas, hosta 'June' is sure to be somewhere in their top 5. What's not to love? It is a strong growing hosta that looks beautiful no matter where you put it. The unique thing about 'June' is that ...―
I know that people who read my blog do not like it when I post pictures of hostas they cannot easily find, but this hosta is just too cute not to blog about. Hosta 'Indy Parade Lap' was a convention hosta in 2007. Convention hosta means that it ...―
Hey everyone! This week (20th May - 26th May) is National Vegetarian Week across the UK. ...
∙ I created this Greek Chicken and Rice Cake Salad recipe as part of the ...
someone got the giggles during his photo shoot~OUTFIT DETAILS~Shirt: Brooks BrothersPants: ...