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Keep this handy!   There is a wealth of information here about dividing perennials!  Also a list of best times to divide them. Definitely the best, clearest instructions I've seen yet.

10 Tips on Dividing Perennial Plants . divide to make healthier plants--and more of them. Also a list of best times to divide them. Definitely the best, clearest instructions I've seen yet.

How to move hostas... this gardener recommends tying & taping the plant with rope & masking tape.  Then after plant is dug up, drop it back into the hole 2 times to remove big clumps of dirt; then watering it in it's new hole and THEN backfilling with dirt & watering AGAIN.  I will have to try this.

How to move hostas.tying & taping the plant with rope & masking tape. Then after plant is dug up, drop it back into the hole 2 times to remove big clumps of dirt; then watering it in it's new hole and THEN backfilling with dirt & watering AGAIN.

Boxwood is very easy to propagate. In the spring, take stem cuttings, 6 inches in length, and remove the lower inch of leaves. For best effect, group five to seven stems together, as pictured, to resemble an entire plant.  Plunge this group into soil that has been amended with copious quantities of peat moss or leaf mold.  Pack the soil firmly around the stems. Keep the cuttings moist, and you will have new, rooted plants in about six weeks...

Propagate boxwood - take stem cuttings in length and remove lower inch of leaves. Plunge into soil that has been amended with lots of peat moss or leaf mold. Keep cuttings moist. In 6 weeks, you have rooted plants.

Cutting Back, Dividing and Preparing Ornamental Grasses For Spring - How To

Cutting Back and Dividing Ornamental Grasses -Preparing For Spring

Cutting Back, Dividing and Preparing Ornamental Grasses for Spring. We use a reciprocating saw to cut the grasses off about 3 to above the ground.

Flax - one hearty plant that come up year after year - and the deer won't eat it!

If the deer won't eat it, then I need it for sure. Blue Flax - one hearty plant that come up year after year - and the deer won't eat it!

Great directions for rooting hydrangea cuttings....lots of photos to demonstrate how to properly propagate

Propagating Hydrangea Cuttings - Great directions for rooting hydrangea cuttings.lots of photos to demonstrate how to properly propagate

Put strawberry plants in concrete blocks to edge a garden. This helps keep the strawberries off the ground and the warmth of the blocks helps them grow.

"""Put strawberry plants in concrete blocks edging a garden."""" --------->Put plants that naturally repell garden pests like marigolds? Also, cinderblock beds a good idea for around fence. Maybe use concrete stain to make them more natural looking?

Do this in the fall. Spring bulbs in Pots: store the potted bulbs in an unheated garage or storage room. You'll need to water every few weeks since the pots won't have access to rainfall. In addition to small pots, pack bulbs shoulder-to-shoulder in big containers for an abundant display in spring. Toss aside the spacing recommendations so you can get as many bulbs into the container that will fit.

Do this in the fall. Spring bulbs in Pots: store the potted bulbs in an unheated garage or storage room. You'll need to water every few weeks since the pots won't have access to rainfall. In addition to small pots, pack bulbs "shoulder-to-shoulder" in big

Tips for dividing perennials & a great list of timing and techniques for various plants.

Tips on Dividing Perennial Plants~ Quote: Keep this handy! There is a wealth of information here about dividing perennials! Also a list of best times to divide them. Definitely the best, clearest instructions I've seen (from Fine Gardening)

Dividing Perennials - tells you what, when and how

Keep your hostas healthy and thriving -- or simply make more to spread through your garden or to share with friends with these easy tips for dividing hostas.

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