callmemadam (callmemadam) wrote,
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callmemadam

Now, with yer hy-dee-rangers …



Years ago, a nice old boy came to give a talk to the Horticultural Society. To my delight, he called hydrangeas hy-dee-rangers. His advice was good, though. Yesterday, on Gardeners’ World, Monty Don pronounced that now is the time to prune hydrangeas. Hmm. I always used to do them in March, work a little rose fertiliser round them and let them get on with it. That’s why I like them: one job, once a year and months of flower. This year, we are still having quite heavy frosts every morning, so I’ll be postponing that pruning for a while.
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