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

When and How Should you Prune Hydrangeas?

Plant Hydrangeas

A lot of people get confused about the pruning of hydrangeas. Should you prune them? If yes, then when and how should you Prune Hydrangeas? The decision of when to prune Hydrangea depends on whether yours is an Old wood Bloomer or a new wood bloomer. When to prune Old wood bloomers Hydrangeas? Old wood … Read more

Are Banana Peels Good for Hydrangeas?

Banana Peels Good for Hydrangeas

Bananas are extremely popular fruits, and very easily available as well. A lot of people wonder if you can use banana peels as fertilizers for plants like hydrangeas. Yes, banana peels are good for hydrangeas. Banana peels contain some amount of potassium and other nutrients, which promotes rapid growth and blooming. So, banana peels are … Read more

Is Clay Soil Good for Hydrangeas?

Hydrangea Wilting

Clay soil is one of the most common types of soil. However, it is difficult to grow many plants in it. Can you grow hydrangeas in clay soil? Yes, you can grow hydrangeas in clay soil. Hydrangeas can tolerate clay soil that retains moisture. This is not the ideal type of soil for hydrangeas, but they … Read more