Shrubs

Shrubs and bushes act as wind breaks, privacy, and beauty in your garden. Learn which are best and how to grow them here.

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17 Tips For Container Gardening in The Shade

Thinking of using some containers in your shade garden but aren't quite sure where to start? Using containers or pots in shady areas can be a great way to transform lesser used spaces. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner gives you her top tips for using pots or containers in the shade this season.

hibiscus varieties

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41 Different Types of Hibiscus Varieties For Your Garden

Planting hibiscus in your garden can be a challenge if you don't know what type of hibiscus to plant! There are many different varieties, with different colored flowers that can grow across many different hardiness zones. In this article, we examine our favorite types of hibiscus varieties for your home or garden space!

Color Changing Hydrangea

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How to Change The Color of Your Hydrangeas in 6 Simple Steps

So you've decided you want to change your hydrangea's color to vibrant pink, beautiful blue, or a vivid violet? Some varieties of hydrangea will adjust their flower color based on the nutrient values of the soil. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago walks through how to change the color of your hydrangeas in 6 simple steps!

Lacecap Hydrangea in Blue

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Lacecap Hydrangeas

Lacecap hydrangeas are a wonderful addition to any garden. But if you've never grown them before, where do you start? Lacecaps can be a bit pickier than other types of hydrangea, so it's important to understand all their needs before you begin planting. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago highlights every step you'll need to follow when growing lacecap hydrangeas this season.

Bright Hydrangea Blooms

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15 Tips To Keep Your Hydrangeas Blooming All Season Long

If you've planted hydrangeas in your garden, you may be wondering how to keep their blooms going as long as possible. Hydrangeas can be picky plants, which makes perfect blooms a never-ending challenge. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago gives you her top tips for longer and brighter blooms.

hosta container companions

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11 Great Container Companion Plants For Hostas

Thinking of planting some hostas in pots or containers, but aren't sure what to plant them with? Hostas can companion plant well with many different options, but which ones will perform in a tight space like a pot, or container? In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner walks through her favorite hosta companions when container planting in your garden.

train climbing hydrangea

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11 Climbing Hydrangea Tips: Sticking To Fences & Trellises

If you are struggling with getting your climbing hydrangea to train up a trellis or a fence, you've come to the right place! Climbing hydrangea is extremely beautiful, but can also be quite picky about where and how it climbs. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago takes you her top tips to properly train your climbing hydrangea to climb where you want it to.

pink flowering shrubs

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Pink Flowering Shrubs: 31 Pink Flower Bushes For Your Garden

Thinking of adding some bushes with pink flowers to your home or garden space, but aren't quite sure what to look for? There are many different shrubs with pink flowers that will survive across many different hardiness zones. In this article, we look at our favorite decidious and evergreen pink flower bushes that you can add to your home or garden this season.

Deadheading Hydrangeas

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11 Tips For Deadheading Hydrangeas Correctly

If you are trying to deadhead your hydrangeas for better blooms this season, you aren't alone! Deadheading is the art of removing spent blooms so that new ones can come and take their place. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago walks through her top tips for properly deadheading this season.

prune hydrangeas

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How to Prune Hydrangeas in 7 Simple Steps

Pruning your hyhdrangeas is more of an art than science. These beautiful flowering shrubs are quite common all over the United States, and the world. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago takes you through each step of properly pruning your hydrangeas.

white flowering shrubs

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White Flowering Shrubs: 31 White Flower Bushes For Your Garden

Thinking of adding some bushes with white flowers to your home or garden space, but aren't sure where to start? There are many different types of white flowering shrubs that will grow in a variety of hardiness zones. In this article, we take a look at our favorite shrubs with white flowers to help you find the perfect fit for your garden space!

grow coleus in containers

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15 Tips for Growing Beautiful Coleus Plants in Containers or Pots

Thinking of growing coleus in pots, but aren't sure where to start? Coleus love to be grown in pots or containers, and do quite well in a variety of different spaces. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner provides 15 tips for growing beautiful coleus plants in containers this season!