Hydrangea cuttings grow and benefit from prompt placement in the rooting material, treatment with root-promoting compounds and the use of a lightweight soil that provides sufficient aeration. A mixture of perlite with an... More »

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The lacecap hydrangea is a deciduous shrub that grows up to 10 feet tall and 10 feet wide. It produces large corymbs of blue, pink or white flowers late in spring through summer. Its leaves are dark green and up to 8 inc... More »

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Hydrangeas do not require pruning. Gardeners can prune hydrangeas if the plants have outgrown their spaces or if they have grown unruly and need shaping. The right time to prune a hydrangea depends on its type. More »

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Choose cuttings from the soft new growth of an established plant, use hormones to encourage rooting, plant cuttings in well-drained seed starting mix and keep cuttings moist to propagate rosemary successfully. Most growe... More »

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To grow geraniums from cuttings, use shears to take 3- to 4-inch cuttings from the plants' leaf stalks, and place the cuttings in a container filled with room temperature water, submerging the bottom third of the each cu... More »

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Artificial fertilizers are man-made chemical compounds that mimic the soil's natural minerals and elements to maximize plant growth. They usually contain different ratios of nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magn... More »

Lasagna gardening is a technique that uses layers of organic material to build a desired garden space in order to produce fertile soil. Also known as sheet composting, this gardening technique requires no digging or clea... More »

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