Green gardening advice from BrightNest: "If you're not exactly a plant whisperer, club soda will change your life! Give it to your plants to quench their thirst. The nutrients in club soda (sodium citrate and potassium sulfate) will help enrich the soil.
Hosta plant food Fertilizing Hostas DIY Hosta fertilizer, and how to apply. Hosta Nutrient Mix: 4 parts all-purpose organic granular fertilizer 1 part blood meal 1 part bone meal ¼ part Epsom salts [for magnesium]
'Sunny Side Up' Poke Salad - Phytolacca americana: 'Sunny Side Up' bears bright gold leaves that sprout from red stalks. In late summer, it bears purple berries. Full sun to partial sun and well-drained soil.
Secret Lawn Tonic Recipe: One full can of regular pop (any kind-no diet soda) One full can of beer (no light beer) Cup of Liquid dishwashing soap (do NOT use anti-bacterial dishwashing liquid) Cup of household ammonia Cup of mouthwash (any brand)
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)