Hydrangeas – What You Need to Know for Success

Hydrangeas – What You Need to Know for Success

Hydrangeas are perhaps the most popular shrub in the United States. Nearly everyone has a hydrangea in their landscape. But what do we need to know about growing these shrubs? How do new gardeners become successful when growing hydrangeas? To all you new gardeners out there, do not worry, hydrangeas are easy to take care […]

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6 Great Shrubs for Autumn Color

Fall is almost here and I am chomping at the bit to put in our autumn arrangements. My wife has been decorating for fall in the house and I will be adding all sorts of goodies to the porch and yard. Flags to go up, mums brought in, and pumpkins galore. In these last few […]

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Renewal Pruning

Renewal Pruning

What is renewal pruning? Renewal pruning is referred to as rejuvenation pruning; the severe cutback of deciduous shrubs for a response of new, succulent growth. This is done to a number of shrubs to promote better health, prolonged life, and better fruiting and flowering of the plant. Rejuvenation is usually done in later winter or […]

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