Sean’s observation is that people have a tendency to NOT touch these in the fall, right when they should. Sean says NOW is the time to prune them. Why? Unlike the mopheads, the Paniculatas only flower on new growth. So the more you prune them back, the more growth you’re going to stimulate.
Gardening & Outdoor Planting
A living Christmas tree is one that still has the roots attached to it, and may be in a pot or a burlap sack. As Sean, our horticulture guru here at The Gardener’s Center says, they’re going to “continue on with their lives” after the Christmas season and will get planted out in the yard.
It looks, smells and feels like Christmas in the nursery! Sean, our horticulture guru here at The Gardener’s Center, shares tips about selecting your fresh-cut tree, and how to keep your tree happy, healthy and—most importantly—safe while it’s in the house during the holiday season. But first…
Three late-blooming native perennials we’re focusing on here are members of the asteraceae—or aster—family. These are all native to a good part of North America, east of the Mississippi River, from Maine down to the Gulf Coast. They’re also faves of all of here at The Gardener’s Center.
Hydrangea paniculata, or panicle hydrangea, is easy to care for and they have the longest bloom cycle of all hydrangeas. But when should you prune?
Grubs cause much damage to our Connecticut lawns! Learn how to identify when you have them and what it takes to eradicate them to maintain a healthier lawn.
A popular question around here is when do I prune my hydrangeas? How do I prune my hydrangeas? And what makes them different? Well, the short answer is: It depends. Sean, the horticulture expert at The Gardener’s Center, says it requires a little bit of detective work.
They’re beguiling. They’re bewitching. They’re begonias and they’re Sean’s favorite annual. Sean, our horticulture guru here at The Gardener’s Center, points out some key reasons why they make great additions to gardens and containers, no matter your light conditions. Watch the video and see if they’re not going to be your fave, too!