How and when to prune Hydrangea – REDUX

This is a redux of a post I did last March. Now is a good time for some proper maintenance on some of the shrubs around the garden. Please enjoy! There seems to be some confusion as to when and how to prune Hydrangea. I know I still have to remember the few rules, seemingly every year. I know how and when to prune one … Continue reading How and when to prune Hydrangea – REDUX

Goodbye Polar Vortex

We survived. The Polar Vortex is gone. For now. In fact, the temps are supposed to rise this week and reach the 70s! Unreal! But I’ll take it. We were luckier than most in the country. We got down a couple of mornings to 11°F or -11.666°C or even colder sounding -117.5°De. Silly French astronomers. I huddled my outdoor bonsai together and covered them with … Continue reading Goodbye Polar Vortex