How to Keep Fresh Cut Hydrangeas from Drooping

The Complete Guide to Hydrangea Care and Their Flowers

Looking for ways to grow and enjoy hydrangeas? If you love hydrangea flowers as much as I do, wait until you check out these hydrangea care tips.

This guide goes over EVERYTHING you need to know about hydrangea care and their flowers.

Because hydrangeas are the prettiest, aren’t they?

I love the different blooms on each variety.

They are so fun to grow.

And are gorgeous both inside and out.

Limelight Hydrangeas and Beautyberry are the best fall garden flowers
Limelight Hydrangea blooms with Beautyberry. We’ll cover everything from:

In this post, we will cover the following topics:

  • Planting hydrangeas
  • Hydrangea care
  • How and when to prune a hydrangea
  • Propagating a hydrangea
  • Dividing a hydrangea
  • How to keep fresh cut hydrangeas from drooping
  • The easiest way to dry a hydrangea bloom
  • Troubleshooting reasons why a hydrangea did not bloom
  • Determining whether hydrangeas are deer resistant

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The Basics of Hydrangea Care

Looking for tips about hydrangeas and their care?

It’s so important to care for them the right way to get the most out of their blooms.

Lately, I’ve read several posts and comments about hydrangeas not blooming.

Hydrangeas refusing to bloom is a common problem and there are a few reasons why it happens.

And it comes down to, hydrangea care that includes growing, pruning, and fertilizing.

CLICK HERE for tips to grow beautiful hydrangeas that will thrive and bloom for years to come.

Why Hydrangeas Refuse to Bloom

Why Aren’t My Hydrangeas Blooming

As a follow-up to Hydrangea Care Basics, we learned specifically why my everblooming hydrangeas did not bloom that season.

Sometimes, it’s just out of our hands.

CLICK HERE to see why my everblooming hydrangeas struggled to bloom and ways to prevent it from happening in your garden!


How to Propagate Hydrangeas

Looking for ways to grow more hydrangeas without breaking the bank?

Learn how to propagate hydrangeas and get more plants for FREE with these easy propagation methods.

CLICK HERE to see how easy it is to get more hydrangea plants for FREE!

The Complete Guide to Hydrangea Care

How to Divide Hydrangeas

Did you know that hydrangeas can be divided?

Me either!

But it can be done and I’m going show you how!

CLICK HERE to learn how to grow your garden and double your stock for FREE with this cool gardening tip.

How to Propagate Hydrangeas in 7 Easy Steps
My limelight hydrangeas with tall phlox.

The ULTIMATE Guide to Keeping Fresh Cut Hydrangeas From Drooping

Have you ever cut hydrangea blooms, made a beautiful arrangement, only to find them find them drooping?

It is so disappointing when that happens.

But there’s a trick to keeping those blooms looking gorgeous.

CLICK HERE to follow these simple tips to keep your fresh cut hydrangeas looking amazing!

How to Keep Fresh Cut Hydrangeas from Drooping

How to Dry a Hydrangea the Easy Way

Looking for ways to dry your hydrangea blooms?

With a few methods out there, there is one method I use All. The. Time.

CLICK HERE to learn how easy it is to dry a hydrangea.

How to Dry a Hydrangea the Easy Way

Are Hydrangeas Deer Resistant?

Since I live in gardening zone 6a in New Jersey, there is a high population of deer.

So all of my gardens need to be protected from deer browsing.

I’m often asked specifically about the level of deer resistance for hydrangeas.

And my answer may surprise you.

CLICK HERE to learn whether hydrangeas are deer resistant and what you can do to protect them.

my jersey garden hydrangeas at sunset

I hope you found this guide helpful to caring for you hydrangeas.

If you have any questions, feel free to message me HERE.

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    1. They are such pretty flowers – it’s a shame when they struggle to bloom! Fingers crossed for an amazing hydrangea season! xoxo

    1. That’s awesome! If I could get through 30″ of snow maybe I could see how mine are doing! LOL The ones I divided last year are totally buried…they should be ok though. xoxo

  1. I would like to keep a rotation of fresh cut blooms from my yard. If I cut from my yard will the blooms regrow this season, or by removing cuttings am I effectively lessening the display of growth for this year?

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