Welcome to my site the Hydrangea Guide, with over 20 years of experience being a professional gardener and nurseryman! I started this website as an outlet for my knowledge on gardening to share with others and help them create stunning gardens and overcome any problems they might have.
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Some of my guides
Growing Pieris ‘Forest Flame’ General care, planting and propagation
Add a splash of colour to your garden by growing the ever-popular evergreen Pieris shrub. In this guide, I am Read Guide
How to Take Buddleia Cuttings – Step by Step
If you fancy some butterflies and bees in your garden, you can never go wrong with a Buddleia. This is Read Guide
How to take semi-ripe magnolia cuttings – step by step
It’s quite tricky to take magnolia cuttings and grow them well. Here are the basic steps to follow for a Read Guide
Growing Lavatera ‘Barnsley Baby’ and Care Guide
Lavatera Barnsley Baby is one of my favourite shrubs to grow in pots and containers as they don’t get too Read Guide
How to keep delphiniums over winter
You need to start in late autumn to prepare to keep your delphiniums over winter. Your preparation tasks include cleaning Read Guide
Pruning Acer Trees and Shrubs – When and how to prune Japanese Maples
Worth the centrepiece position in any garden and one of my personal favourites, Acer trees, also known as Japanese maples Read Guide
How to Prune Pieris – Rejuvenating woody plants and general pruning
If you are one who usually likes to grow low-maintenance plants, Pieris shrubs should probably be top of your list. Read Guide
Why are My Sunflowers Leaves Curling?
Sunflowers are one of my favourite plants and I grow quite a few varieties and what I really like is Read Guide
Why Does My Gooseberry Bush Not Fruit
The major reason people grow gooseberries is to indulge in the delicious fruit. If you have gooseberry plants around, you Read Guide
Why are My Calla Lilies Drooping?
Their long stems and differently coloured blooms fill indoor and outdoor spaces with understated elegance, I am of course talking Read Guide
Choisya pests and diseases
The choisya, aka Mexican orange blossom, is an evergreen plant which has a great advantage going for its well-being – Read Guide
5 Reasons Why Your Lavatera Might Not Flowering (Mallow)
You have heard the praises that Lavatera shrubs attract through their beautiful blooms and lush foliage. You go ahead and Read Guide
My latest videos
Clematis & Climbers
Top 10 Fast Growing Climbers – When you need to cover an area fast!
Climbing plants or rather fast growing climbers as we know them tend to catch on anything as they grow towards Read Guide
10 Best Climbers For Shade – For north facing walls and under trees
Shady corners in the garden are overlooked because many people believe plants don’t thrive in the shade. You will be Read Guide
Clematis problems – Pest, diseases and other problems to look out for
The Clematis is by far the most popular climbing plant and anyone who has grown clematis appreciates the spectacular beauty Read Guide
10 Best Clematis for Shade
Clematis are one of my favourite climbers and with so much choice in terms of colours, growing habits, eventual heights Read Guide
How to plant clematis against a fence using trellis, wire or plastic netting
Clematis are one of my favourite climbers, some of my favourites include the Clematis ‘Multi Blue’ and the Clematis ‘Nelly Read Guide
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