15 Best Blue Hydrangea Varieties and How to Choose between them?

Blue Hydrangea

Blue hydrangeas can brighten up any garden. Not surprisingly, they are in a lot of demand. Here is everything you need to know about blue hydrangea varieties and how to choose hydrangeas best for your garden. Endless Summer original hydrangea Endless Summer hydrangea is one of the best blue varieties to plant in your garden … Read more

Why is your Hydrangea not Flowering?


Hydrangeas are eye-catching plants with flowers that range from blue to purple to lavender to pink. Some varieties also have white or green blooms. Thus, it can be disappointing if your hydrangea does not bloom at all. Here are a few reasons why your Hydrangea is not flowering. Frost damage When you plant a hydrangea … Read more

Why are my Hydrangea Leaves Turning Black? [With Solutions]

Hydrangea Leaves Turning Black

Hydrangeas are shrubs that grow very pretty flowers with great aesthetic value. This sight can be ruined by the presence of black leaves. Let us look at the reasons why Hydrangea Leaves would be Turning Black. Fungal diseases The hydrangea leaves are affected by a lot of fungal diseases. Below are the major diseases that … Read more

Are Hydrangeas Poisonous?

Hydrangea Wilting

Just about everyone has hydrangeas in their garden. When looking at their pale yet plentiful flowers, your last thought would be “are hydrangeas poisonous!” But, this is a thought that should cross your mind, especially if you have children, cats, or dogs in the garden.    Yes, hydrangeas are poisonous to humans, cats, dogs, and even … Read more

Symptoms Of Hydrangea Leaf Scorch And Ways To Fix

Hydrangea Leaves Turning Yellow

Everyone growing hydrangea in their garden would know how appealing these plants and their flowers are. But, due to their constant requirement for moist soil, hydrangea leaf scorch is a possible problem gardener come across when growing these plants.  Leaf scorched hydrangea leaves have brown burnt leaf edges or maybe brown throughout. These leaves have … Read more

How and Why You Should Use Baking Soda To Grow Hydrangeas?

Blue Hydrangea

Hydrangeas are amazing flowers that come with the opportunity to see colors of varying colors. But, why you should use Baking soda to grow Hydrangeas? Baking soda can be used for growing Hydrangeas as it can alter the color of flowers by turning the soil slightly alkaline. It also helps in enabling bigger and healthier … Read more

Hydrangeas and Rhododendrons – Similarities & Differences

Hydrangeas and Rhododendrons

Two plants that firmly find a place in the category of the perfect flowering garden plant are Hydrangeas and Rhododendrons. Both plants will add splashes of green foliage as well as add color with their flowers.  To anyone who has never heard of these plants before, you may ask what are the similarities and differences. … Read more

7 Problems with Hydrangea in Pots & How to Fix

Plant Hydrangeas

Hydrangea in pots can look very appealing since they grow and flower to consume the entire flower pot. But, when they are not being looked after and cared for, the pot will seem empty with a hydrangea in poor health.  You can encounter many problems with hydrangea in pots. It could be yellow/brown foliage, droopy … Read more

Do Hydrangeas Attract Bees?

Plant Hydrangeas

Hydrangea flowers are very beautiful and brighten up any garden. Further, they are easy to maintain as well. However, people often wonder if hydrangeas attract bees and other pollinators. Some Hydrangeas attract bees like Hydrangea anomala whereas a few hydrangea varieties like Hydrangea macrophylla hortensis or French hydrangea do not. Hydrangeas have very large blooms … Read more

Are Eggshells Good for Hydrangeas?

Blue Hydrangea

Many gardeners use eggshells in their garden, as eggshells are considered to be beneficial for many plants. But, are eggshells good for hydrangeas? Yes, eggshells are good for hydrangeas. Eggshells contain calcium, which improves the growth of the plant and makes the plant stronger. Should you use large or small pieces of eggshells for hydrangeas? … Read more