Success With Hydrangeas: A Gardener's Guide

Success With Hydrangeas: A Gardener's Guide

by Lorraine Ballato

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780982039427
Publisher: Lorraine Ballato
Publication date: 11/29/2017
Pages: 196
Sales rank: 236,525
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.53(d)

About the Author

Lorraine Ballato is a highly regarded Connecticut horticulturist, garden writer, and speaker. In her packed lectures she covers a broad array of topics, from container gardening to roses to organic gardening to growing vegetables, as well as her beloved hydrangeas. Her previous book is Successful Self Watering Containers: Converting Your Container to a Self Waterer.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: GETTING TO KNOW HYDRANGEAS

Chapter 1: Five Common Hydrangea Species and Their Unique Needs

Hydrangea macrophylla and H. serrata: Mopheads and Lacecaps

Hydrangea quercifolia: Oakleaf

Hydrangea petiolaris: Climbing

Hydrangea arborescens: Smooth, Woodland

Hydrangea paniculata: Panicle, Pee Gee

PART TWO: GIVING HYDRANGEAS THE BEST CARE

Chapter 2: Fertilizing Your Hydrangeas: Finding the Right Balance

Chapter 3: Watering Your Hydrangeas: Find the Right Balance

Chapter 4: Transplanting: When and How You Should Move Your Plants

Chapter 5: Mulching: More Than Moisture Conservation

PART THREE: TROUBLESHOOTING HYDRANGEA PROBLEMS

Chapter 6: Hydrangea Diseases: What They Are and What To Do

Chapter 7: Hydrangea Insects: What They Are and What To Do

Chapter 8: Varmints: Protecting Your Hydrangeas From Wildlife

PART FOUR: HYDRANGEAS IN THE LANDSCAPE

Chapter 9: Propagation: Making More Hydrangeas

Chapter 10: Hydrangea Toxicity: Beauty and the Deadly Beast

Chapter 11: Hydrangea Hardiness: A Tricky Business

Chapter 12: Hydrangeas for Warm States

Chapter 13: Garden Uses for Hydrangeas

Glossary

Index

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