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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 but if you have space it’s recommended that you make it…

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How to Make Hydrangeas Flower Pink

How to Make Hydrangeas Flower Pink

One of the best things about hydrangeas is that you can, with mophead and lacecap varieties, alter their color. You can choose to have beautiful pink blooms even if your hydrangea naturally produced blue blooms last season. How to make hydrangeas flower pink Turning hydrangeas blue to pink is as simple as changing the soil composition in your garden. There are, however, some points to consider: Whatever you do to change the soil composition will need to be done regularly…

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