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Hydrangeas!

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Photo/Illustration: Danielle Sherry
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Photo/Illustration: Chuck Lockhart
Photo/Illustration: Michelle Gervais
Photo/Illustration: Jennifer Benner
Photo/Illustration: Christine Erikson

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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  1. ancientgardener 09/23/2013

    I have three huge, healthy oak leaf hydrangeas. Each produces three or four gorgeous blooms each spring/summer and that's it. They do not get a lot of sun. Is that the problem... or what?

  2. user-1020932 09/23/2013

    i am going to forward this article to madonna :)

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