Growing Hydrangeas

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    Tips for Success With Hydrangeas

    Although hydrangeas (Hydrangea spp. and cvs., Zones 4–10) are extremely popular and seen everywhere, how to grow them is a widespread mystery. The types available are many and varied. The…

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    A Banner Year for Hydrangeas

    Today we’re in Elie Gilbert’s garden. I’ve been gardening for at least 70 years, but I’ve never seen a year like this for hydrangeas. Here in my Plymouth, Massachusetts, garden,…

  • Quick Fire panicle hydrangea

    Growing Hydrangeas in the Southern Plains

    With long-lasting blooms and gorgeous foliage, hydrangeas (Hydrangea spp. and cvs., Zones 3–9) are the heart and soul of the summer garden. But growing hydrangeas in the hot, dry Southern…

  • Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nikko Blue'

    How to Get Big Flowers from Bigleaf Hydrangeas

    The right mix of light, nutrients, and water, plus winter protection can ensure abundant blooms

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    All About Hydrangeas

    Everything you need to know about hydrangeas, all in one place.