Latest Hydrangea Stories

2014-08-27 23:14:26

Norway Gardens in Monticello Indiana is hosting Hydrangea Days August 29 - 31. August 30 will be a day filled with seminars discussing varieties, uses, and care of hydrangeas and make-it take-it workshops during which customers can fashion a wreath or a small tree using dried hydrangea blooms. Monticello, Indiana (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Saturday, August 30, will be a red-letter day at Norway Gardens. It is the centerpiece day of a 3-day promotion -- Hydrangea Days. All three days of the...

2014-08-14 23:06:26

Marianne Sciucco's beautiful cover for her debut novel Blue Hydrangeas, an Alzheimer's love story, is a contender in Book Goodies Book Cover Contest. Middletown, NY (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The beautiful cover for Blue Hydrangeas has led author Marianne Sciucco to the finals in Book Goodies Book Cover Contest. Book Goodies is a free service where readers and authors connect. Sciucco's cover was chosen from almost 300 entries. "It's always a pleasure to be recognized...

2014-06-22 23:03:09

Michael Orsinelli, manager of Beaumont Farms Apartments, which is located in south Lexington’s Beaumont Centre, announced today that the complex has undertaken an expansive landscaping project throughout its grounds, with plans for completion this summer. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Beaumont Farms Apartments is already a fantastic place to live, both indoors and out, with a community pool, a 2.5-mile walking trail, and garden plots available for tenant rental, but changes are...

2013-01-10 05:01:54

Flower Trends Forecast 2013 identifies the emerging trends in flowers for weddings and events. From what to expect to see in bridal bouquets to the colors to expect at the next wedding or big event attended, can all be seen at FlowerTrendsForecast.com. Richmond, Indiana (PRWEB) January 09, 2013 Here are the four most important trends in wedding and event flowers identified to emerge in 2013: Peach roses and pink peonies captivate in the charming taste of the emerging Heirloom theme....

2010-04-27 18:51:14

Two new compact oakleaf hydrangea cultivars ideal for small gardens have been released by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists. "Ruby Slippers" and "Munchkin" are the latest cultivars released by ARS geneticist Sandy Reed with the U.S. National Arboretum's Floral and Nursery Plants Research Unit's worksite in McMinnville, Tenn. The arboretum is operated by ARS, the principal intramural scientific research agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The new cultivars are the...

2007-11-25 09:00:13

Q . I believe I am having a spider mite invasion. Plants and trees affected have spider webs throughout them. Leaves are brown on the ends and dying fast. I have seen little tiny spiders on some. On my flowering dogwoods, planted this year, I found a small green worm. As an amateur gardener, I am becoming increasingly frustrated and disillusioned. - Sharon, Chesapeake A. Spider mites hate high humidity and rainfall, and we've had both this fall. Your letter was dated in late August so...

2007-03-22 18:00:41

SAGINAW, Mich., March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spring is around the corner and once again Global ReLeaf of Michigan is offering for sale to the public, bare root trees especially selected for their hardiness and ability to prosper in both urban and rural areas. Funds raised through the annual tree sale support community tree plantings throughout Michigan. All trees/shrubs are bare-root, single or multi-stemmed 3 - 6 feet in height depending on species. Trees offered are: Sugar...

Latest Hydrangea Reference Libraries

2005-07-12 14:38:04

Hydrangea (Hydrangea) is a genus of roughly 100 species of flowering plants native to southern and eastern Asia (from Japan to China, the Himalaya and Indonesia) and North and South America. Most are shrubs 1-3 m tall, but some are small trees, and others vines reaching up to 30 m by climbing up trees. They can be either deciduous or evergreen, though the widely cultivated temperate species are all deciduous. Hydrangeas produce flowers from early spring to late autumn; these are carried in...

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This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'