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Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 9 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2020/08/modern-mushroom-growing-2020-harvesting.html

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

{5 Varieties of Hydrangea Are Blooming Now}


  • Over the last week I've taken several pictures of our Hydrangeas. So here they come:


  •  This is the Hydrangea  Serrata Pretty Maiden that we got in 2000 from Wayside Gardens but they no longer have it in their collection. 
  • For the most extensive Hydrangea collection you might have a look at Wilkerson Mill Gardens


  • Hydrangea Serrata Pretty Maiden, a Lacecap variety.


  • Hydrangea Serrata Pretty Maiden in a vase.


  • As it turned out, they are not great cut flowers as they shed the tiny buds, you can see on the oak table... But they sure are pretty in the garden for their looks!


  • This is Hydrangea Macrophylla Ayesha.


  • Hydrangea Macorphylla Ayesha close up.


  • Just an ordinary pretty blue Hydrangea doing its very best!


  • The ordinary blue Hydrangea in a vase indoors; these keep very well as cut flower and even as dried flower.


  • A white Hydrangea.


  • This has an exceptional blue color and we got it from our dear friends The Bogles.



  • A close up of the Bogle variety...The true color is a lot deeper than in this picture!

5 comments:

  1. Hoi Mariette,

    Excuses voor het feit dat ik nu pas reageer. Het is op het moment zo druk bij ons thuis! Het lijkt wel alsof alle afspraken, hoe gezellig ook, zich ophopen voor de zomervakantie :-)! Dank je wel voor de mooie award, en jij zelf ook gefeliciteerd!! Vind je het erg als ik de award niet accepteer? Ik kan gewoon niet beslissen aan wie ik het door wil geven. Er zijn zoveel mooie blogs! Van jouw post heb ik ook genoten. Wat een enorme collectie hydrangeas heb jij in de tuin staan. Prachtig al dat blauw!!

    Wens je een fijne dag!

    lieve groet, Madelief

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  2. Liebe Mariette, ganz, ganz lieben Dank für den Award! Natürlich habe ich ihn sofort an meine Award-Pinnwand gehängt ;)

    Ich liebe Hortensien auch sehr. Meine haben allerdings im vergangenen Sommer nicht soo schön geblüht wie deine und wurden leider auch von Ameisen heimgesucht. Aber ich freue mich trotzdem jetzt schon wieder auf die ersten Blüten, denn sie versprechen Sommer!....

    Ganz liebe Grüße nach Georgia

    VINTAGE

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  3. Oh, I am so much in love with hydrangeas. Unfortunately mine are suffering for too much rain these days...
    I use to dry them in September and they stay so beautiful for many years!
    Have a good day,
    Francesca from Italy

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  4. Hallo liebe Mariette,

    das sind wunderschöne Hortensien-Bilder, ich mag die weißen am liebsten und du hast recht, man kann sie auch sehr gut trocknen :o)
    Wünsch dir noch einen wunderschönen Tag und schick ganz viele liebe Grüße

    Sonja

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  5. Dear Mariette,
    Hydrangeas are relly impressive plants. I like their flower fesh or dried, always make romantic decorations. I have seen at the book fair a very interesting German book by Ulmer Verlag (ISBN-10: 3800157934) about Hydrangeas. They show photos from plants I have never knewn before. Your Hydrangeas are really beautiful.
    Greetings, Johanna

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