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Founded in 1997, Sprigs & Twigs, Inc. is an award-winning leader in the creation and care of beautiful outdoor living spaces throughout southeastern Connecticut, southern Rhode Island and surrounding communities. We are stewards of our environment specializing in organic and eco-friendly land care.

Ask The Landscape Professional

"Ask The Landscape Professional" is a weekly series by Master Gardener Linda K. Lillie, President and Senior Designer at Sprigs & Twigs. It is published weekly in The Day and other regional newspapers covering a variety of Landscape, Maintenance, Lawn Care, and Tree Care topics.

QUESTION:
When these beautiful hydrangeas got too big 3 years ago, I cut them down to half their height. Now, all I have gotten for the last two years is sticks and leaves, no blossoms. If it's shock, shouldn't they have gotten over it by now? What can I do? Ann

ANSWER:
Hi Ann,
The Big Leaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla) is susceptible to the late frosts that we get in Southeastern Connecticut in March and April. This past winter, we had some very cold, windy days that further reduced the actual air temperature. The flower buds for the upcoming season are doomed once the air temperature drops below freezing. That's why you have no flowers this summer. The last five years have been particularly hard on the Big Leaf Hydrangea. If I recall, 2016 was the o... (read more)

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I just wanted to express my thanks for the absolutely beautiful landscaping project you just completed at my house! I especially appreciate the extremely professional manner everything was handled from your initial consultation, design process and installation. Please extend my thanks to everyone on the team.

Ann

Dear Linda & Crew - Thank you for my beautiful & so much more than I expected landscape. I've been waiting a long time for this & now thanks to you and your company, I'm completely happy I chose you! Just what I needed - natural & unassuming. Great job! Well done to all of you!

Dee C.

Sprigs & Twigs is easy to work with and the people sincerely care about the client's garden and the work that they do. I am impressed by the punctuality, professionalism and hard work of the gardening crew. Additionally, they are knowledgeable in plants and their cultural requirements which is most important!

Joanne
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