All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘hydrangea’

Blue Ball Hydrangea

The Essential Guide to Hydrangeas

What’s not to love about hydrangeas? These showy shrubs are the delight of summer blooms. They are long-living shrubs that bloom most of the summer and well into fall. Here is a guide to all things hydrangea: a description of the different types, how to change their color, drying projects, and more! Type of Hydrangeas Most Hydrangeas prefer moist, rich …

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Dry Hydrangea Flowers To Retain Color

The Simple Way to Dry Hydrangea Flowers and Retain Their Color

Hydrangeas are a beautiful shrub with an old-fashioned appeal, yet they fit into the modern garden seamlessly. With so many varieties, colors, and even bloom shapes, you’d easily be able to find a hydrangea that suits your garden (as long as you are lucky enough to have the right climate, of course!). Possibly the best thing about hydrangeas is drying the blooms. …

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How To Change Hydrangea Color From Pink Or Blue

Pretty Pink or Brilliant Blue: How to Make Your Hydrangea Change Color

Love your hydrangea blooms but want to change up their color? Many hydrangeas will go through a slight color change when transplanted due to adjusting to their new soil when you first bring them home. But if you really want to shake things up, this simple little soil hack will make your Hydrangea change color! Keep in mind that this will …

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Dried Hydrangea Wreath Project

Easy to Make Hydrangea Wreath + Tips to Make it Last!

Dusty rose, chartreuse, and violet. These are the colors that make me think of fall decorating, at least when it comes to decorating with hydrangeas! They may be pink, purple, blue, or white on the shrub, but as they dry, they take on the muted romantic hues that grace my front door. Here is how to make this easy hydrangea …

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How to Do a Soil pH Test at Home

It’s no secret that soil is the most important part of the garden. Not only does it create healthy plants, or lead to their demise, but it is also full of information that can help us grow a better garden. This at-home soil pH test will give you a general idea of the pH of your soil. If you want to …

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Adopted White Hydrangea

Last year someone ripped this pretty little Hydrangea out of their garden and threw it into the sidewalk.  I saw the sad little guy and planted him on the city property in front of my house.  He survived a tough cold winter and a summer of heat and humidity before he gave me one pretty flower ball to say, “thanks for adopting …

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