"In the long run it's easier to get the soil in balance and plant companions that attract beneficial insects, then the plants will take care of themselves. Otherwise it will be a constant battle. I do little more than deadhead my…"
Has anyone grown both to know the difference? If so, would you recommend one over the other, and if so, why? Even if you have only grown one, what was your experience? I'm trying to determine which I would like to order.See More
"I've tried a few hens and chicks inside under grow lights and they did not do well. Since they are alpine plants, cold generally doesn't bother them, though the excess moisture of a lot of snow very well could. I take backups…"
I just literally got 'little lime' hydrengia's this year. We had an additon made to our landscaping and those were the first ones i bought. I have never grown hydrengia's, kinda scared. But thought i'd give it a try. So far so good though :)
"Thanks Matthew. I love them, too. They are VERY slow growing. I planted the ones we have as tiny little plants (maybe 1 foot tall) about 10 years ago and they are finally nice-sized and are filled with blooms in the spring. It was definitely worth…"