Can’t Have Enough

“Can’t Have Enough”, a copyrighted post, was written for my WordPress blog called Always Growing by Jan in Covington, Louisiana

We have had two days with afternoon showers. Very welcomed afternoon showers. Shrubs that are particularly happy to see this recent rain is the hydrangeas. In the past three years, I have been putting in more hydrangeas. They like my garden because of all the shade. I like them because of the flowers.

I have white lacecaps.



Pink lacecaps.




Oakleaf hydrangeas.



I also grow the mophead hydrangeas – white ones and pink ones.



After they finish blooming, I am going to take cuttings to make more plants. I need some more mopheads and white lacecaps (seems like I can’t have enough hydrangeas). Nothing like hydrangeas to make a summer garden seem complete.


  1. Sally said,

    May 25, 2010 at 8:00 pm

    Love your hydrangeas. I wish I had more myself.

  2. garden mary said,

    May 25, 2010 at 8:05 pm

    I agree that hydrangeas are great summer flowers. I love having arrangements of them for the house.

  3. gardeningasylum said,

    May 26, 2010 at 3:13 am

    Ours haven’t started up here yet, but it’s so true, you can’t have enough!

  4. Carol said,

    May 26, 2010 at 4:21 am

    I love hydrangeas esp. the lacecap ones. Mine seem to be taking a lot of water lately, too. I cut the flowers for inside arrangements and then let them dry for the fall.

  5. Dan said,

    May 27, 2010 at 4:05 am

    We have just started putting in a few hydrangeas, mopheads. I’ve never seen the lacecap before, but they are pretty. Maybe we’ll try those too.

  6. Janet said,

    May 27, 2010 at 6:10 am

    I agree, can’t have enough hydrangeas! Saw a couple nice ones this week…. Midnight Duchess (black stems) and Fuji Waterfalls… a double lacecap. Most all of mine are in the blue shades of color… blue.

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