Tips for Hardy Gardeners: "hostas like it rough"

May 1, 2018

From a 1917 book called "Vegetable Growing". It also offers this tip: "Rhubarb stalks are harvested by pulling straight upward andat the same time applying a slight sidewise twist."
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If you're already bored gently raking up the soggy leaves and snow mold from your yard, Tom Kasper says it's the perfect time to divide things like rhubarb or hostas - and you certainly don't need a delicate touch.