Monthly Archives: April 2012

Pruning the ‘Annabelle’ Hydrangea — whack ‘er down

POSTED BY KIM — It’s Easter Sunday, and yesterday I just pruned my Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’ to the ground. With this warm weather, the shrub was fully leafed out, which made it seem somewhat sacriligeous.  My 10-year-old daughter even said, … Continue reading

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Growing hydrangea from seeds

POSTED BY KIM — This is actually a video by Martha Stewart and plantsman Dan Hinkley, but it is so educational, I wanted to share it with anyone who has ever dreamed of breeding or finding that perfect new hydrangea … Continue reading

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Proven Winners releases new serrata ‘Tuff Stuff Lacy’

POSTED BY KIM — Proven Winners hopes they have another winner with Hydrangea serrata ‘Tuff Stuff Lacy.’ Its claim to fame is that it’s a….wait for it…YES…a rebloomer, so it will get flower buds on old and new wood. It … Continue reading

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Senior woman goes berserk when neighbor cuts her hydrangeas

POSTED BY KIM — Well *this* is a new one.  The Mail Online reports that an 87-year-old grandmother, Mrs. Perry, has had a series of ongoing feuds with a neighbor that escalated into a screaming fight when the neighbor trimmed back her … Continue reading

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