When to transplant??

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When is the best time to move these plants and split them? How wide do I dig, right under it or out by the "drip edge" so to speak?

I have hostas, almost as old as I am, that I need to move.

As well as a Purple false indigo, Baptisia something. Google says early spring, too late, or in the fall to move it. But it claims 7ft roots!

Yuuca. They're 2.5ft wide, gonna suck handling them! Stabby!

Daffodil.

some weird things that may be daylily or something. Spread out random, so will be a pita to dig them all up.

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Daffodils can be moved any time IMO as they are fairly indestructable. the best time to move them is after they've died back and before they've started to put down new roots to regrow later in the summer, but basically to move them now when they still have leaves is ok, they won't love it, but they'll survive. move the entire plant leaves and all and then water it in and it should be ok.

the Baptisia is also pretty easy to move IMO. just make sure to include enough of the roots and it will survive.

Hostas also fairly indestructable IMO. you can even divide them as you move them to spread them out more and to cover more area if you need to do that. same for anything that looks like a Daylily IMO. as long as you have enough of the root ball moved they'll regrow unless you're moving them to a really unsuitabe location
 

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