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Should you use coffee grounds for hydrangeas

Should you use coffee grounds for hydrangeas

Image by Elias Shariff Falla Mardini from Pixabay Everybody wants what’s best for their hydrangea and it’s easy to see why. Hydrangeas are a timeless classic, a flowering shrub that indicates summer is really here. What with the blues, purples, pink, and white hues, you can make almost any color in your garden. But how can you take things just a step further and really bring your flowers to life? Using coffee ground on hydrangeas One way is using coffee…

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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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