Hydrangea Incrediball (Photos by Stephen Westcott-Gratton)

Bountiful midsummer flowers: Hardy hydrangeas

Stephen Westcott-Gratton

Hydrangeas are one of the most loved and widely planted flowering shrubs in Canada. Stephen grows the smooth hydrangea and the panicle hydrangea.

white garden

Design a white garden

Judith Adam

Be it day or night, sunlight or moonlight, white plants will add a wondrous effect to your garden. Two designs for a white garden in part shade or sun.

Hydrangea macrophylla `Masja’ (Photo by Joanne Young)

How to dry hydrangeas

Beckie Fox

Hydrangeas are one of the easiest flowers to dry, and given their size, you need only a few to fill a table arrangement or decorate a wreath.

‘Annabelle’ hydrangea (Photo by Brendan Adam-Zwelling)

Why isn’t my hydrangea flowering?

Beckie Fox

Margaret in Kingston, Ont., says her hitherto lovely hydrangea is quite luscious and green, but there's not a single flower. Why isn't it flowering?

EnduraScape purple verbena (Photo from Ball Horticulture)

Plant picks: New for 2015

Beckie Fox

More plant picks for 2015 from nurseries, plant breeders and wholesalers, and seed companies.

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