Bobo Panicle Hydrangea

I live in Leaside, and plan on adding bobo hydrangea to my garden. I have provided a nursery with a list of perennials I plan on incorporating. I was advised that the hydrangea would essentially be a “stick” when I…

Annual devastation by spider mites

Hello, master gardener. Spider mites are my nemesis. I engage in a, mostly losing, battle with them every year over the the plants I try to grow in planters on my east-by-south-east-facing Riverdale balcony. They devastate my aristolochia and impatiens,…

Bobo hydrangea spacing

I want to plant a row of 6-7 Bobo hydrangeas to form a low hedge on a terraced retaining wall. I want them to have a hedge look that the plants grow into each other a bit, instead of seeing…