Those of you who've been following the GPOD for a looooong, long time might remember a post back in September of 2010 when I put the fate of an old hydrangea into your hands (refresh your memory HERE). My brother- and sister-in-law had just bought a beautiful old house in Northport, New York, on Long Island, and Eric, my husband's brother, was determined to yank out the old hydrangea that was looming over the entrance to his front porch. Danielle, his wife, disagreed. I was firmly in favor of keeping it, and offered to ask all of you what he should do. Well....I won! You guys loved that hydrangea (with a few exceptions), and it got to live! It stands as the second-most commented-on post in GPOD history (second only to THIS POST). Today we're back with an update. There's a new driveway, and the house has been spiffied up quite a bit, and the hydrangea is as gorgeous as ever. Special thanks to Danielle, my awesome sister-in-law, who was on my side (girl power!) and supplied these pics.

This is prime time to take some photos in your garden. So get out there with your cameras and send some in! Email them to GPOD@taunton.com.

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