Category Archives: Macrophylla hydrangea

Do you know the difference between a flower bud and a leaf bud?

POSTED BY KIM — I don’t either. I was thinking about all the times I’ve cautioned people to not prune macrophyllas too late in the fall because they might cut off “flower buds,” and sure enough, you can see buds — but … Continue reading

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Early spring adds early green; hydrangeas smile

POSTED BY KIM — A quick walk through the garden yesterday morning showed lots of snow…magnolia leaves raining down. Beautiful!  Also, lots of green — the hydrangeas are showing lots of signs of life.  Here is a climbing hydrangea in the … Continue reading

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