Hydrangea Bouquets

Hydrangea bouquets are stunning. July and August are the peak time for seeing loads of blooms in my area of the country and as the summer fades the blooms begin to change color. Unlike most every other flower, when the hydrangea flowers begin to die they can become even more lovely. Their blue colors can…

Hydrangea Frosted Cupcakes

If you love to bake and have the time to decoratively frost your own cupcakes, try this simple and pretty idea for making hydrangea cupcakes. I’m always on the lookout for a rare site or blog that shows (with great pictures) how to make hydrangea related goodies. These hydrangea frosted cupcakes, from the awesome site…

Lots of Growth on The New Hydrangea Shrub

I’m so happy to add this picture of the new hydrangea shrub. It’s growing like mad and has buds all over it! One of the great things about hydrangea plants is that they are hardy and fill out quickly. If you look back at my other posts you will see just how quickly this one…

Hydrangeas and The Rainy, Cold Summer

It’s the end of June and in southwestern New Hampshire the hydrangea in my yard is full of buds. The bush is very full this year since I didn’t do any cutting back, but the overall color is not the dark green of the leaves you see in this photo. In fact the bush seems…

Hydrangea Based Baby Shower Invitations

Hydrangeas are not only useful for decorating wedding bouquets, but can be used equally as well for baby showers. The bright or light pink is gorgeous for celebrating a baby girls arrival, and of course the lovely blue is exactly what’s needed for a baby boy. This flat invitation has a background of neutral colored…

Baby Hydrangea In Second Year After Propagation

Want to see my baby?  This little hydrangea bush was propagated from a large one. Sometime in the summer of 2009 I noticed that the big, blue hydrangea plant in my front yard had a “baby” growing next to it. It didn’t have a bloom, so I dug it up and put it by the…

Hydrangeas and Lilacs Photography Poster

Hang a summertime bouquet on your wall. Lovely white hydrangeas and purple lilacs make a striking bouquet of cut flowers arranged in a vintage, white vase in this digital art design. Not much information accompanies this picture, but the clean, white color feels like summer and I can smell those sweet lilacs! This photography print…

Some of My Blue Flower Pictures

If you are looking for blue flower pictures – I mean REAL blue flowers, today I am showing off some of mine. How many times have you seen a purple flower listed as being blue. In the flower kingdom, this happens a lot and I think it is because there really aren’t that many true…

What Flowers Will Kate Carry Down The Aisle?

I was wondering if the Royal wedding would include hydrangea flowers? I really haven’t been following the Royal Wedding news, but I found a site that has a video of a floral designer talking about which flowers will be used in Kate’s bridal bouquet.  He says that Kate’s favorite flower is some kind of lily…