A Death in The Hydrangea Family

I’ve been waiting, with little hope, that my pee gee hydrangea (grandiflora) would begin to show some green. Of all the new hydrangea additions to my yard last Spring, it’s the only one that seems to have died. I managed to get a few photos of it’s pretty white flowers last summer, and I had […]

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Experimenting With A Climbing Hydrangea

I don’t have a picture of one, but maybe one day I will – the climbing hydrangea will be something new to play with this summer. From what I’ve read about the climbing hydrangea (and there are many types – and I am researching which one I may want), is that it is a hardy […]

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My Trouble With The Pee Gee

When I bought six hydrangea shrubs this past Spring, one of them was a Pee Gee (paniculata – Grandiflora). The tag said that it wanted some shade so after some thought, I ended up putting it at the edge of the yard near some big trees that would shade it partially. I didn’t know that […]

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Limelight: A Beautifully Named Hydrangea

I’ve never grown the Limelight hydrangea nor been around any of the shrubs. I purchased two of this type bush in Spring this year and planted them in front of my house. Figuring that they would need this summer to grow good roots and become hardy, I didn’t expect flowers, so what a nice surprise […]

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The Pinky Winky is Planted!

Finally — I got my newly acquired Pinky Winky hydrangea shrub into the ground! The other four hydrangeas were planted a couple of weeks ago and then we had a week of rain. I couldn’t decide where to put the last one – the Pinky Winky – and then I decided it should go out […]

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