Today I was able to set up a "Tea In The
Garden" which is always fun. I recently realized something I have been doing wrong in my garden. You would probably not make this mistake.
Each spring I have been cutting off the dead looking hydrangea stems that are brown. Yes, I have done this each year and each year I have few of the blue ones bloom. They do make lots of leaves but not many blooms.
I was reading in a gardening Facebook group for Missouri and someone asked about this very thing. I learned that this was indeed my error as someone said the blooms form on the old wood. Now, who would have guessed that?
These blue blooms came just recently after our really hot weather cooled down.
So next spring I am leaving things alone
and I am hoping to get a bumper crop for