~Blue Hydrangea Hideaway~



  If you like French Hydrangea’s there’s a great article in this month’s issue of Southern Living.  It explains  how to grow them, prune them and start new ones. 

We are at the Lake Cottage this weekend and we have three beautiful Hydrangea bushes.   They seem to be very common in this area.  I haven’t seen very many pink ones,  just the blue.  

After reading this article…my vision is to have them lining our property line somewhat like in the magazine.   



The picture above is from Southern Living.  I never thought about pairing them with Hosta’s. 





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This is one of our Hydrangea’s.   We cut it back last fall…maybe a little too much because the blooms aren’t quiet as large this year.

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I started this plant from a branch that I cut off from the older one.  I wasn’t sure what would happen but…. viola!


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They’re also nice for cutting arrangements and great for drying.

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This little bluebird was watching me today while I was gardening.  Isn’t he or she cute?


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The weather has been sunny and beautiful here…the lake is gorgeous this time of year!

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Thanks to our veterans we can grow hydrangea’s….. admire the lake and do all the things we often take for granted.

I’m so grateful to each and everyone of our service men and vets!

THANK YOU for stopping by and I hope you have a beautiful Memorial Day!

See ya soon!

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SmilingSally said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Good point, Mary, that we have flowers BECAUSE we have freedom, provided by our troops.

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LindyLouMac in Italy said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

A clever tribute, love the blue hydrangeas.

T.@WhatWeKeep said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Hi Mary,

What a happy place you have! I am experiencing severe hydrangea envy! They are just beautiful. I wish I could grow them here, but the heat is just too intense.
Your little bluebird friend made me smile...we have a cardinal couple who live in our trees. They sing all morning and then proceed to slam themselves into our windows all day. They've been doing this same routine for years...you'd think they'd learn. Thanks so much for following my blog! I certainly enjoy yours. : ) Tina

Mira said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Hi Marry! Hydrangea is one of my favorite plants. I have a pink/purple one under my window and I love it!
Anyway, thanks for stopping by and following!

Environments dreamers said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

You show us precious things in the blog. It is a nice post, the Hydrangea its a wonderful plant, i love the colors of its flowers.

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