How to Split Perennials

Splitting perennials, like hostas, is super simple! It’s best done in the springtime right after the plant emerges from the ground.

Dig up the clump, set it on firm ground and with a sharp shovel or hand spade, cut the clump into equal fourths. You’ll now have “new” plants for your garden or extras to share! Replant and water. Plan to divide your perennials every three to five years. It will help rejuvenate older plants and keep spreading plants in check.

Hope that helps!

—Amy

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