I'll be moving in October to a new home and would like to take a few of my favourite perennials and shrubs (peonies, hydrangeas, hostas, japanese snowball, just to name a few) with me. All of the plants are well established in their beds (around 5 years). The problem is that I'll be moving to a newly built house where planting is quite impossible (construction material will be everywhere, soil is not suitable for planting).
My question is: Is there anyway I could plant any or all of the above in containers and weather over a winter? Or should I not even consider digging them up from their existing beds unless I have a good piece of land I could transplant them into?
I guess I would rather leave my prized possessions with a new owner than to kill them all.I am new to this forum so any advice would be greatly appreciated.