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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 have a French Cabaret Blush Hibiscus and it looks like something is eating the leaves. What can I do?

I have a French Cabaret Blush Hibiscus and it looks like something is eating the leaves. What can I do?
It’s frustrating when insects go after a plant.

How and when should I prune my Vintage Jade Distylium?

How and when should I prune my Vintage Jade Distylium?
Vintage Jade Distylium flowers in late winter.

My Tickled Pink Hydrangea is drooping. Should I be watering more?

My Tickled Pink Hydrangea is drooping. Should I be watering more?
Good question!

Will Berry White Hydrangea grow well in part-sun/part-shade conditions?

Will Berry White Hydrangea grow well in part-sun/part-shade conditions?
Well, it depends.

I deadheaded my Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangeas but I'm not seeing any new flowers or branching. Did I do the right thing?

I deadheaded my Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangeas but I'm not seeing any new flowers or branching. Did I do the right thing?
By the time mid-to-late August rolls around, most hydrangeas are done growing additional flowers.

What is the difference between Vanilla Strawberry and Berry White Hydrangeas?

What is the difference between Vanilla Strawberry and Berry White Hydrangeas?
Vanilla Strawberry and Berry White Hydrangeas are similar.

My roses have yellow and brown spots, what can I do to help?

My roses have yellow and brown spots, what can I do to help?
The best thing to do to avoid problems with roses is to avoid overhead watering.

I have two nice, potted Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangeas. When can we plant these and where is the best place?

I have two nice, potted Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangeas. When can we plant these and where is the best place?
You might want to wait for a rainy spell with cooler temperatures to plant your hydrangas.
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I’m looking for something to provide height for privacy. Will Berry White Hydrangea be a good fit?

I’m looking for something to provide height for privacy. Will Berry White Hydrangea be a good fit?
Berry White matures about 6/7’ tall.

What is procedure for pruning Tahiti Hibiscus?

What is procedure for pruning Tahiti Hibiscus?
It depends!

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