Ask anyone what their absolute favorite garden plant is -- even someone who has never weilded a pruning shear-- and they will likely respond, "Hydrangea!" You just can't go wrong when you plant one of these blooming shrub. Here's everything you could ever possibly want to know about them:

 The Smarter Hydrangea  Low-maintanance, Long-lasting hydrangeas
Video: Pruning Hydrangeas  How to Prune Hydrangeas
 Q & A: Why do hydrangeas change color?  Big Flowers from Bigleaf Hydrangeas
 Q & A: How to care for hydrangeas in winter  

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