To take care of a hydrangea bush, choose a variety suitable to the climate zone, plant the bush in an area with lots of space, give the soil lots of drainage, add organic material to the soil and fertilize once a year. W... More »

Plant a new hydrangea bush either in the early summer or fall. If moving an established hydrangea, plant it in the winter when it is dormant. More »

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To prune hydrangea bushes, remove dead flowers and trim back dead blossoms and branches. Remove old wood after flowering or in early spring, depending on the variety of hydrangea. More »

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Grow a dianthus perennial by planting it in a sunny location, preparing the soil, giving the plant plenty of space to grow, watering it as needed, composting and mulching the plant each year and pruning the stems. You ne... More »

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Some tips for growing New Guinea impatiens include using high-quality potting soil that is well-drained, amending soil with compost to enrich the soil and improve drainage, planting the impatiens with access to direct mo... More »

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Earthworms provide many positive benefits to improve plant growth, including aerating the soil, improving drainage and providing nutrients the plants need. They help to turn the soil and bring mix organic materials from ... More »

To grow artichokes, cultivate a garden with rich, loamy soil and a generous amount of compost mixed in for drainage, plant the seeds at least 5 feet apart to give them room to mature, fertilize them once per month and ma... More »

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