Hydrangea

1. Right time of the year to plant? 2. I live north of Major Mackenzie in Markham, will it survive in winter? 3. My flower bed is in shade.? 4. Is there any particular type of Hydrangea I should plant?…

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…

Hydrangea, Mop Head

I have 2 Hydrangeas MH. 1 is just starting to bloom. The other 1 shows no sign of blooming. With the approaching frost, is there something I should be doing now to protect the plant?…

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…

Dying Emerald Cedars, Viburnum, and Berberis

Hello, Several Emerald cedars planted¬†a year ago in the spring have turned brown suddenly and died–they have been watered throughout this summer weekly. A 12-13 year old Viburnum flowered beautifully this spring, but branches have been suddenly drying up…

lacecap hydrangeas

I was out in Vancouver and noticed these beautiful hydrangeas with a flat flower. Googled and found out they are lacecaps. I live in Oshawa (just east of Toronto) and would like to find and grow some. Is this a…

pinky-winky tree form

Last fall my two year old pinky was attacked by a buck before I could surround the plant with a wire frame. He ripped off several lower branches and the shrub look lopsided and very sad. I decided to tidy…

hydrangeas vine and peegees

Hi there, I have both vines and shrubs with the leaves turning varigated. I’ve fertilized them with miracle grow (the nursery said this would address any potential iron issues) and still this has been happening every year for the last…

What plant is this

What is the plant that I have attached? When I purchased it (yard sale) I was told it was a Hydrangea. I have had it in different areas of my yard with varying degrees of sunlight. I’ve trimmed in the…

Peegee Hydrangea

The leaves have suddenly turned yellow with the veins remaining green. Zone 5b full sun. Dry. Loam…