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Demystifying Hydrangeas Part 1

Episode Summary

In this episode, we're demystifying the most Googled plant and flower on the planet, the amazing hydrangea. We discuss the different types to help understand where each grows best, the types of flowers they produce and which ones to can prune. Our guest is Stacey Hirvela of the #1 plant brand, Proven Winners and she helps shed some light on this shrub in this part one of two!

Episode Notes

In this episode, we're demystifying the most Googled plant and flower on the planet, the amazing hydrangea. We discuss the different types to help understand where each grows best, the types of flowers they produce and which ones to can prune. Our guest is Stacey Hirvela, of the #1 plant brand, Proven Winners and she helps shed some light on this shrub in this part one of two!

Hydrangeas are a favorite for many gardeners, yet often times they confuse one for another. Different types of hydrangea produce different types of flowers, can thrive in different zones, and have different requirements when it comes to pruning. To prune, or not to prune...?!? It can determine if you'll have beautiful flowers in the spring or not.

The good news is, it's not all that complicated but starting with knowing the kinds of hydrangea available, there is certain to be one for every kind of gardener. Proven Winners developed an easy to use chart to helps take the mystery out of which one is right for you. Once you know the different types of hydrangeas, come back for part 2 to learn tips for growing them.

If you have questions along the way, connect with Proven Winners on Twitter or Facebook and ask them.

And connect with Chris Sabbarese @CoronaTools on social networks including Twitter and Facebook.