I killed mine : ( Can I borrow your green thumb?
Gorgeous! Looks like the two of you are a talented couple of photographers. :)
I love the blue hydrangeas than the pink ones. Most varieties in Japan have the blue ones because of the acid content of the soil. I think less acidic and you'll get pink blooms. I stand corrected! (I heard this from my MIL who is crazy about Hydrangeas)
MyUtopia,Sorry I don't have much of a green thumb either. This picture was taken at a Japanese garden we went to recently. We live in an apartment with no garden and having the cats we don't really have any plants either. I miss having green but we try to get out somewhere fairly often. Nancy,Thanks (from H too)! :)Grace,That's interesting. I didn't know that the acidic content of the soil affects the colour. You learn something new every day. I love the blue and purple hydrangeas here.
I love the blue and the purple hydrangeas, too. I've heard it has something to do with how acid or alkaline the soil is, but not sure which produces which! When I lived in an apartment with three cats, my husband and I used to grow something called "cat grass" for them--they loved to chew on it, and supposedly it was good for them :)
Gentle Reader,We tried the cat grass with Bailey (haven't tried again since we got Jiro, maybe we should) and he just ignored it and then it died! Go figure!
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