Garden club members learn about hydrangeas

Published 10:54 am Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

Gardening tips galore were shared on Aug. 3 as members of the Bermuda Run Garden Club reconvened to add to their knowledge of shrubs, especially hydrangeas.

Hayden Shupping, greenhouse manager at Reynolda Gardens, provided in-depth information about caring for several types of hydrangeas, including how and when to prune. Members were given a summary of guidelines for caring for species of hydrangeas and a worksheet to make reference notes.

Members learned how to use a feature on an iPhone that can help identify an unknown plant. Vice

President and program chair, Donna Lamonds, explained how to rehydrate mophead hydrangeas by submerging the stem of wilting mopheads overnight in hot water.

For more gardening tips, follow the interactive tab Dear Violet on the club website: