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Amy is not afraid to get her hands dirty. As a self-taught gardener, she takes on her fair share of landscaping projects, picking up a ton of knowledge as she goes. If you have a plant care or landscaping question you’ve been too afraid to ask, you’re in the right place!


I just bought a Strawberry Sundae Hydrangea, when should I plant it? There are no blooms on it, only green leaves. Why is that?

I just bought a Strawberry Sundae Hydrangea, when should I plant it? There are no blooms on it, only green leaves. Why is that?
I would plant your new hydrangea right away.

What conditions does American Revolution bittersweet need in order to grow? Is it less invasive than others?

What conditions does American Revolution bittersweet need in order to grow? Is it less invasive than others?
Good news!

Does my Campfire Rose shrub need to be covered in the winter?

Does my Campfire Rose shrub need to be covered in the winter?
Great question.

Is the Groovy Grape Butterfly Bush sterile so it won't produce seeds?

Is the Groovy Grape Butterfly Bush sterile so it won't produce seeds?
It's not sterile, however...

How do you plant and care for Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea?

How do you plant and care for Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea?
Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea is an easy-to-care-for shrub.

Is Straight Talk Privet rabbit resistant?

Is Straight Talk Privet rabbit resistant?
That’s a really good question.

What type of shrub should I pair with my Amur Chokecherry tree?

What type of shrub should I pair with my Amur Chokecherry tree?
Ninebark would be a good colorful shrub combined with the chokecherry.

Where should I put my Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangeas?

Where should I put my Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangeas?
You will want to find a place with good morning sun.

What is the best way to prune Midnight Magic Crapemyrtle?

What is the best way to prune Midnight Magic Crapemyrtle?
Good question!

I'm wondering when to cut the blooms off my hydrangea. It does well in sun and has longer flowers.

I'm wondering when to cut the blooms off my hydrangea. It does well in sun and has longer flowers.
From your description, it sounds like you have a paniculata type hydrangea.

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