Occa­sionally pruning these plants can improve their performance
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Even the most experienced gardeners can be confused by pruning hydrangeas. Some are cut back in late summer; others are pruned in the spring or fall. And how do you know which ones you have?

In this video, Clive Lodge, a professional gardener from Kent, Connecticut, provides a simple answer to the timing dilemma by dividing them into two categories: spring-blooming and fall-blooming. Then he demonstrates the right pruning techniques for both types.

Read more about pruning hydrangeas.