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Endless Summer Hydrangea – Care and growing tips

Endless Summer Hydrangea – Care and growing tips

Image by MADSkills from Pixabay If you are looking for a hydrangea that will give you an unlimited amount of blooms for a much longer cycle than a simple hydrangea, you want to grow the hydrangea Endless Summer variety. Growing endless summer hydrangeas Hydrangea Endless Summer is unique because it can produce blooms on new and old growth alike. This is what allows it to rebloom all summer long rather than just bloom the once. Winter care In order to…

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How much sun do hydrangeas need

How much sun do hydrangeas need

Most hydrangeas only need morning sunlight. There is one exception to this rule in that is the hydrangea paniculata. The panicle hydrangea or hydrangea paniculata can soak up Sun all day long. Of course, they do well in shaded regions just the same as any other hydrangeas so if you happen to have a garden that gets morning sunlight but afternoon shade, you can quite literally pick any variety of hydrangea. The reason for this timing is at the morning…

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The best small hydrangeas for gardens where space is limited

The best small hydrangeas for gardens where space is limited

Image by UlrichG from Pixabay If you have a small garden and you were looking for something beautiful that produces luscious and large blooms, hydrangeas might just be the perfect solution. But then there is the question of which hydrangea to choose. Hydrangeas can get quite large depending on the variety. Climbing hydrangeas get the largest of all and can be groomed into the shape of trees reaching upwards of twenty-five feet in height. So if you have a small…

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How to make your hydrangea bloom

How to make your hydrangea bloom

Image by DrScythe from Pixabay Have you ever looked at a hydrangea plant with its full blooms in the summer? If you have you know that they are among some of the most beautiful plants that you can have in your garden. Of course, they don’t just belong in the yard. They make beautiful floral displays inside the home. Because they stand out so well it is easy to notice when the blooms or anything other than ideal. Having a…

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Pee Gee Hydrangea Pruning

Pee Gee Hydrangea Pruning

If you have a pee gee hydrangea, also known as a tree hydrangea, you might be preparing to prune it. These are beautiful hydrangeas and unique insofar as they are the only variety that you can really shape into that of a tree. But these trees might get over 4ft tall and start spreading multiple branches that come out all over the top in which case it’s time for you to get out those pruners and start shaping. How to…

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Hydrangea growing conditions – A Simple Guide to giving them the best start

Hydrangea growing conditions – A Simple Guide to giving them the best start

What growing conditions do hydrangeas need? They are fairly simple requirements. Hydrangeas are very old-fashioned flowers in terms of the charm they provide to any garden. This shrub offers beautiful flowers and is tolerant of almost any soil. The range of colors you have access to is vast. They are excellent options for a range of garden sites whether you want to plant them as a shrub in pots or as a hedge. Planting hydrangeas Hydrangeas thrive in rich and…

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Best plant food for hydrangeas

Best plant food for hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are very easy to care for but they grow best if you feed them once or twice in the summer. What to feed hydrangeas Chemical fertilizers or something organic can be used to feed your hydrangeas. Organic methods of applying compost around the roots give really good results but you can also add organic matter to the soil with a quick shot of chemical fertilizer if you want to maximize these results. If you are using chemical fertilizers it’s…

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Hydrangeas spring care

Hydrangeas spring care

Hydrangeas are early risers, beginning their transition to beautiful blooms and foliage come springtime. So spring is the perfect time to tend to their overall health. What to do with hydrangeas in Spring Looking after hydrangeas in Spring is easy with a little feed, sun, and water. Springtime feeding In spring you can start to add hydrangea feed to your hydrangeas to give it the nutrients it needs for new growth. Sprinkle growmore on top of the soil and add…

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When to use ericaceous compost for hydrangeas

When to use ericaceous compost for hydrangeas

Ericaceous compost is a type of compost that’s perfect for cultivating acid-loving plants but with the large mophead hydrangeas, you use ericaceous compost to make the flowers bloom blue. There are some plants that prefer acidic compost and hydrangeas are one of them. There are times when you should use ericaceous compost for your hydrangeas and if you do you can choose to make your own or purchase it from any local garden centre or online. How to make compost…

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What time of year do you plant hydrangeas

What time of year do you plant hydrangeas

When to plant hydrangeas You can, theoretically, plant hydrangeas at any time but the time of year they are planted may dictate when you first see blooms. To answer the question, we recommend planting potted plants in spring or autumn, avoid planting in winter. If you plant hydrangeas in the early spring, you could still get blooms the same year so long as the blooms grow on new growth or they have now been pruned back hard and are a…

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