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    protect your hydrangeas during winter

    Pruning Hydrangeas - I so need this one as I thought for years that you cut them to the ground each fall - NO NO !!

    10 Plants for Year-round Containers These survivors can stay in pots for years, lending consistency to your designs.

    How to take care of hydrangeas to get more blooms, proper pruning techniques and how to transplant and grow more hydrangea plants.

    How to Get More Hydrangea Flowers

    Why you need to prune new wood hydrangea bloomers in late winter. | Illustration: Jillian Ditner |

    How to propagate Hydrangeas

    The Secret to Long-Lasting Hydrangeas- so glad I learned this tip!

    James Bryan had a bright idea that resulted in something brilliant.

    Root Storage Bin. Root veggies like carrots and beets stay fresh all winter and even grow sweeter in this storage bin. Just fill with damp sand or sawdust, alternating with layers of veggies. can also house potatoes, turnips, and squash $34.95

    Creeping Charlie- this is a weed! I never knew what this was called until I looked on Better Homes and Gardens website.

    I save all of my eggshells & coffee grounds & sprinkle them around my hydrangeas & roses. The calcium is good for the roses & the coffee grounds make the soil more acidic for the hydrangeas. Organic Gardening - How to Deter Slugs and Snails With Eggshells

    How To Make A Penny Ball Garden Sphere, that not only repels slugs, but also makes hydrangeas blue

    Start Perennials the Easy Way - How would you like to save money on plants? Start perennials from seed with this easy method: Plant your seeds in a milk jug, set it outside and let Mother Nature do the rest.

    Instructions on how to propagate variegated coleus in the fall so that you'll have spring plants.

    Winter sowing containers. Yes, you CAN sow seeds in the dead of winter, even in the NE of USA or the wilds of Canada. Save weeks of hardening time with this simple and amazingly effective method! #containergardening #organicseeds #greenhouse

    How to Divide Perennials How & When

    In early spring, when hostas are coming up, mix 10 parts water to 1 part ammonia, and pour over plant and soil. This will kill slug larvae.

    Brilliant way to root cuttings!

    5 Tips for Growing Gorgeous Hydrangeas and another great way to use coffee grounds!