Pruning Hydrangeas

Pruning Hydrangeas

These links provide guidance on pruning hydrangeas. While there's redundancy in the pages, they're all listed to let you decide which works best for you.

Pruning Hydrangeas, Tulare & Kings County Master Gardeners
Pruning Hydrangeas for Best Bloom, Contra Costa Master Gardeners
Growing Hydrangeas, Presentation slides from the Napa Master Gardeners
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