Thinking about adding hibiscus to your garden this year? These wonderful, easy-care shrubs are certain to brighten up any space and produce some of the largest flowers among perennial shrubs. Here, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares all you need to know about growing hibiscuses, including care and maintenance needs.
Do your hibiscus flowers need to be deadheaded but you don't know where to start? This process if fairly simple if you follow the right steps. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss outlines exactly how to deadhead your hibiscus plants this season.
Are your hydrangea flowers the wrong color? This can be so disappointing. Luckily it is a simple process to change the color of your hydrangea flowers, but how long will this take? Will the blossoms change color in this growing season or will it take years and years? In this article, hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago will go over how long this process will take and how to do it correctly.
Are you unsure how much or how often you should be watering your gardenias? These garden favorites have beautiful white blooms, but need the right amount of water for proper health. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares the proper watering frequency for these popular plants.
Thinking of planting several hydrrangea shrubs this season but aren't quite sure how far apart they need to be? The answer to this question will depend quite a bit on the type of hydrangea you plant, and where you plant them. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago walks through how far apart you should be spacing the hydrangeas in your garden.
Looking for a popular type of hydrangea that's both easy to grow, and available across most nurseries across many hardiness zones? Bloomstruck hydrangeas are popular for a reason, and are fairly low-maintenance compared to other hydrangea types. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago examines all you need to know about Bloomstruck Hydrangeas, including their maintenance and care.
Are your hydrangeas starting to flower, and you've become curious how long their blooms are going to stick around? In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago examines how long most hydrangeas will bloom, depending on the type of species you are growing, and the hardiness zone t hey are grown in.
If planting hydrangeas is on your gardening to-do list this year but you are wondering if you are too late in the season, you have come to the right place! In this article, hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago will lay out when it is too late to plant your hydrangeas and when the best time to plant is.
Butterfly Bushes are wonderful pollinator attractors, but can become unruly if they aren't kept to a regular pruning schedule. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago walks through the exact steps you'll want to follow when pruning your butterfly bushes this season.
Transplanting your hibiscus plant at the right time can be the difference between a successful transplanting and one that failed. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares all you need to know about when to transplant your hibiscus plants, and exactly how to do it.
Are you looking for some purple hibiscus to grow in your garden this season? These lovely shrubs make beautiful additions to any garden, but which shade of purple should you pick? In this article, gardening experrt Melissa Strauss shares her favorite purple blooming hibiscus plants to add to your garden this season.
Do you need to prune your hydrangeas, but aren't sure if it's better to prune them in the spring or the wintertime? Picking the perfect time to prune them can be the difference between full or failed blooms come summertime. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago examines the best time of year to prune your hydrangeas.
Trying to plan for the sunlight needs of your rhododendrons this season? These popular flowering shrubs will flourish when planted in the right location. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago looks at the best type of sunlight to provide your rhododendrons this season!
Curious to know how big your hydrangeas will grow when fully mature? While this will depend on many factors, including the type of hydrangea you grow, there are some basic characteristics of this popular shrub. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago examines the typical hydrangea size by species, with a comprehensive growth chart for each.
Trying to figure out what color of hibiscus you should plant this season? The different colors of hibiscus will vary based on the variety. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss examines the most common colors for hibiscus blooms, and what colors you can expect from your shrubs!
There are many different gardening myths that can be de-bunked when it comes to hydrangeas, and what exactly turns their flowers blue. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago shares her thoughts around using Vinegar to have an impact on the bloom color of hydrangeas, and if it will actually turn their flowers blue.