Tackling the perennial question for hydrangea

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Here’s a question that comes up year after year. When do I prune my hydrangea?

The answer is, are you sure you have a hydrangea? We grew up calling just about every shrub with big, rounded flower clusters, snowball bushes. I learned as a young gardener out on my own, that some snowball bushes are hydrangeas and others are viburnums.

Then, I found out, some hydrangea could be pruned early in the season and others should be pruned later in the season.

By JD Walker
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