Entries Tagged as 'Hydrangea'

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Helping Hydrangeas Turn Blue

 TheGardenLady received this question from Cookie: Is it too late in the season to add aluminum sulfate to my hydrangeas to make them blue?  How much would you add to each plant as I have a row of 29.  The blooms are starting to come in but are very light blue at this point.  […]

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

People Enjoy Hydrangeas in TheGardenLady’s Garden

hydrangea blooming-01 by kazukichi TheGardenLady continues to write about some of the flowers in her garden that make people  stop and ooh and aah.  Today she will talk about hydrangeas. Paz e Esperança by Eduardo Amorim There are so many different hydrangeas that you can choose from. They have lovely, wonderful and showy flowers and […]

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Climbing Hydrangea

Climbing Hydrangea Vines by beautifulcataya When the TheGardenLady was asked for the name of a good vine to grow along the wall of a house, my first suggestion was to check the amount of sunlight that side gets. Depending on the amount of sunlight will determine the vine you want to choose. Also, it would […]

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Pruning Hydrangeas

Hydrangea by Eric M Martin TheGardenLady received this question from Mary. Last month I planted a hydrangea plant and it has 8 blossoms on it. Can I cut the blossoms off now, and will it affect the growth next year? Or should I leave it alone? The choice of cutting the blossoms or leaving them […]

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Affecting the Color of Endless Summer Hydrangeas

Endless Summer Hydrangea by geekstogardeners TheGardenLady received this question from Kathy. I live in Fenwick, Old Saybrook and have always had a yard full of beautiful, brilliant blue Endless Summer hydrangeas. However, this year is the exception!! I have tried deadheading since the blooms are  overly abundant but the color is still lackluster, pale blue. […]

Monday, July 7th, 2008

Acid for Hydrangeas

TheGardenLady received this question from Martha: How can I add acid around my hydrangeas? Because hydrangeas like an acidic soil – especially if you want the blue blooms- you can supplement the fertilizer and add acid.  Know that not all the hydrangeas will change color. Usually it is the pink and blue hydrangeas that can […]