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Will Lavenders Grow in The Shade?

One of the most common questions for beginner gardeners is whether lavenders or any variety of lavender is able to grow in shadier conditions. Lavenders do not grow well in shade. Lavenders...

What Soil do Lavenders Like?

Lavenders are native to Mediterranean countries and in order to successfully grow lavenders you must replicate the soil conditions of that region. Lavenders thrive in sandy, well draining soil...

What Soil is Best for Hydrangeas?

Hydrangeas thrive in friable, loam soil and soil that has a high organic content. The soil needs to hold moisture and have a light structure that drains well. If the soil is rich in nutrients you...

Will Hostas Grow in Clay Soil?

Hostas can grow well in moderate clay soils if the planting area is amended with organic matter to a depth of 12 inches. In heavy clay, regular mulching is important to improve drainage and ease soil...