Tag Archives: pruning hydrangeas

Time To Tidy Up

This time of year starts a frenzy of garden to-do lists.  Seed packets are organized, new seed varieties are studied, and plans are being made for the gardens.  Not much can be planted outside now, but the greenhouse space is already filling up. For my garden, ornamental grasses, climbing roses, and hydrangeas can be cut […]

Plants to Consider for Your Garden

I hate to even complain about the snow and ice we’ve gotten this week.  It is nothing compared to my friend and fellow blogger, Michele at The Salem Garden, who has had to deal with 87 inches of snow fall since Jan. 23! It’s been extremely cold, too, making chores not so fun. My grandson stayed with me […]

We Are Late For Our Haircuts

This time last year, I already had my roses pruned, ornamental grasses cut, and hydrangeas and butterfly bushes trimmed. Not this year.  Nature has had her own schedule this winter and she’s really wanting it to hang on. This weekend (hopefully), the trimmers are coming out of hibernation. Here’s a flashback of last year which […]