Hydrangeas

I live in London Ontario. I love mophead Hydrangeas but have not had good luck with them. I have read a lot and tried to follow all the rules re pruning etc. This year I notice a lot of mopheads…

Oakleaf Hydrangeas

I replanted my plants last winter as I realized they were too low in the soil, looked terrible, and I pruned extensively. We had, as you know, torrential rains this past winter. Plants are in semi shade not getting any…

Training and Trimming Climbing Hydrangeas

I bought these climbing hydrangeas 3 years ago. This is the first year they start flowering. My goal is to train them to climb onto the wooden trellis (see attached photo). So far they have been slow to attach themselves…

Hydrangeas and Winter Kill *

My Endless Summer hydrangeas appear to have had their stems go dead. They are growing from the base of the plant. I live in Oshawa. The plant gets morning shade and afternoon sun. They were planted last year. I mounded…

Hydrangeas – What to do in winter?

If we plant hydrangeas in a pot, can we bring it into the house in winter to prevent frost, or alternatively if we plant in the ground do you recommend that we cover the plant in winter?…

Growing Hydrangeas

Hi, I have moved to a new house (Markham area) and for the first time, I have planted 2 ‘Endless Summer’ hydrangea plants on May 4th 2017 in my backyard. How do I keep them healthy? I have added Miracle…

Growing Hydrangeas on a Balcony

Hello, I am interested in growing hydrangea on my condo terrace. However I would like a small mop head variety in a size that reaches a maximum height 18″. Or is there a similar type of plant that flowers like…

Hydrangeas – Not Blooming

Two years ago I mistakenly trimmed my hydrangeas in the spring (May 2015). They were established and had been blooming for 3 years. Unfortunately, they have not bloomed since I trimmed them. From everything I read I would not have…

Non-Blooming Hydrangeas

A common question, I know. But I’m stumped. I have 3 lovely, healthy 8-year old hydrangea plants (3′ tall) in a sheltered, dappled shade, sandy soil location. They’ve NEVER bloomed. I do not cut them back and I have other…