Hydrangeas & Coffee Grounds – Adding coffee grounds or other organic material to your hydrangea’s soil will reduce the pH level and make aluminum more available to the plant. The result will be hydrangeas that are blue in color.
Hydrangeas - In the spring cut off a few branches 6 inches down, take off the bottom 2 leaves and dip the end in root stimulator, then plant in pot with high quality garden soil. Ta Da, you will have a new hydrangea bush by the end of summer.
Shade Flowers That Will Make You Forget the Lack of Sun
Dress up that shady spot in your front yard or backyard to plant a flower bed full of these shade-loving flowers. You'll love how easy to care for our favorite varieties are. Choose from fuchsia, bleeding heart, begonia and much much more for a colorful shade garden.
Red Stonecrop (Sedum Spurium 'Schorbuser Blut') Zone: 3 to is a very attractive border plant that does not mind the shade and can be used as ground cover under trees and shrubs. Another advantage of these plants is that they suppress the growth of weeds.
How to grow alliums, what variety to choose. Not susceptible to any serious plant diseases or pests and even ornamental alliums are deer and rodent resistant because they are technically members of the onion family.