Climbing hydrangea with twisted leaves

Zone 8A, shady location, average moisture site, sandy soil. I have had my climbing hydrangea for eight years. It would probably like a bit more sun, as it is on the east side of my house and the neighbor’s house…

Hydrangea

We have a south facing garden in Toronto.  At the most south part of the garden there is a Lilac tree, a Rose bush and some large Hosta.  There is also a large tree that provides shade at the south…

Limelight hydrangea

Hello, I have a 3 year old limelight that is not leafing out yet as of june10th, when I scratch the bark it is green underneath, it is in pretty moist soil clay once you get down a bit, in…

Hydrangea leaf curl

Our whole community has gorgeous hydrangeas…last year we removed leaves that had fused together with a green caterpillar residing within. The plants did not bloom. We have the same problem this year. Should we just pull them out? ( I…

Pruning Oak Leaf Hydrangea

I have a Oak Leaf Hydrangea which was planted about 5 years ago. Its grown to about 5 feet in all directions and has in the past been very healthy producing large lovely flowers in late July. It is always…

Leaf tier worms on hydrangeas

My hydrangeas are covered with their leaves woven together from I gather the leaf tier worms. Should I cut them off or treat them with something?…

Foundation Shrubs

I want to purchase 2 shrubs to give and plant for my family who live in downtown Toronto, I think zone 6. They have southwest exposure so lots of sun and the hot setting west sun. Their front yard is…

Novice mistake – planting too early?

I was a little too anxious and planted a potted Korean dwarf lilac and hydrangea in the ground today. Both are about a foot tall. I’ve placed mulch around the roots to protect them but should I dig them back…

oakleaf hydrangea not blooming

My Oakleaf Hydrangea bloomed last year but this year I see no blooms at all.  I am in Toronto.  It gets about three to four hours of afternoon sun each day.…