clematis and hydrangea

Hi I have clematis stem reached like 12 feet. This year, so far, it look dead. The other stems changed to green or maybe new one took over so I can not tell. My question, should I cut the stem…

Hydrangea

I live in Larchwood, IA, zone 4. My hydrangea tree grew a large branch while I was recuperating from surgery. The top was very heavy with flowers and it was approx.3″ in diameter before I saw it. I want to…

Trimming my new hydrangea tree

This is the 1st year for my hydrangea tree as it was planted late last Fall. Early this Spring I cut back the dead branches. It is leafing out very nicely now but, I notice, I didn’t pay enough attention…