What a difference a year has made!

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  1. Kay

    Kay Girl with Green Thumbs

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    In May 2012, I adopted a Oakleaf Hydrangea that was a tear out at a job. I had to really baby it through the summer with a lot of TLC because of the heat and drought.

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    ( photo / image / picture from Kay's Garden )

    I had to cut it back by about half. There were days that I would come home to find it sadly drooping.




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    Oakleaf Hydrangea year 2 ( photo / image / picture from Kay's Garden )

    Fast forward to this year. Looking good out there! She is happy, and blooming. So nice to be able to give plants a home and see them thrive!
     
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    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    Way to go Kay! It sure looks healthy.
     
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    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Good job, Kay.

    I adopted three from the grocery store floral shop 3 years ago for 99 cents each and have been babying them along. They are growing really well but no blooms this year...but the plants are pretty as they are.
     
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    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    Looks great!
     



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  6. sgmgarden

    sgmgarden In Flower

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    Wow! There really is a huge difference between last year and this year. Great work!
     
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    Cayuga Morning Strong Ash Plants Contributor

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    I am impressed that it has bloomed already. Looks great.
     
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    Frank GardenStew Founder Staff Member Administrator

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    Well you certainly saved her Kay! Great job :stew1:
     
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    greenesthumb New Seed

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    looking real goods
     

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