CCHS Seasonal Newsletters

Spring 2022 Newsletter

Topics include:  President’s Message, Members in the Spotlight, A Naturalistic Garden by the Bay, Heritage Maintenance Team, Hydrangeas in the Late Summer Garden, Proven Winners’ Aqua Pots, Hart Famr Nursery and Garden Center, Bloomin’ Easy Hydrangeas, 2022 Hydrangea U. Announces Speakers, CCHS Opens Nine Gardens for Festival Tour, Mal’s Corner, Shrub Madness 2022 Winner, Welcome New Members, Upcoming Events

Winter 2022 Newsletter

Topics include:  President’s Message, Members in the Spotlight, There’s a New Kid in Town…Beacon Gardens, Garden Sleeves: Prepare now for Pruning Season, The Plant Doctor is In, A Summer Celebration, Small on Space, Lovely Beyond Bounds…Pat Vigliorolo’s Garden, Heritage Hydrangeas…Not Just A Summer Affair, Proper Pruning of H.paniculata ‘Bobo’, Platycrater arguta-Tea of Heaven,  CCHS and Village Garden Club of Dennis Partner on a Community Project, Mal’s Corner…Getting Ready for Spring and Summer, Upcoming Events, Welcome New Members

Fall 2021 Newsletter

Topics include: Presidents’ Message, In Appreciation of our Newsletter Contributors, Past Co-Presidents Honored, Members in the Spotlight, A Well-Deserved Thank You, CCHS 2022 Calendar a Winner!, My Year with the Diggermen, Les Lutz…Designing Beautiful Spaces, Bayberry Gardens, Hydrangea Maintenance Team, Soares’ Garden, Hydrangea Stocking Stuffers, Mal’s Corner…Autumn Musings, Welcome New Members, Upcoming Events

Spring 2021 Newsletter

Topics include: Presidents’ Message, Members in the Spotlight, Bailey Nurseries Expands Offerings, PHS Names H. p. ‘Bobo’ a 2021 Gold Medal Plant, The Plant Doctor, The Tool Shed, 2021 Hydrangea U. Announces Speakers, Soares Flower Garden Nursery, Heritage Gardens Begins Spring Work, Michael Dirr Releases The Hydrangea Book—The Authorative Guide, H. m. ‘Wee Bit Grumpy’ Wins “Shrub Madness 2021”, A Bride with Many Names, CCHS Opens 9 Gardens for Festival Tour, The Making and Remaking of a Garden, Mal’s Corner, Welcome New Members, Upcoming Events

Winter 2021 Newsletter

Topics include: Presidents’ Message, Members in the Spotlight, Hydrangea Evolution—My Opinion, The Tool Shed, How Well Do You Know Your Hydrangeas?, The Plant Doctor is In, CCHS and Social Media – How Can You Help?, How to Keep Deer Away from Your Hydrangeas, A Photographer’s Garden, Mal’s Corner…Bloom Color Control, Welcome New Members, Upcoming Events

Fall 2020 Newsletter

Topics include: Presidents’ Message, Members in the Spotlight, The Year of the Hydrangea Photo Gallery, Plant Patents and Trademarks, The Tool Shed, Hydrangea Pollinators, Lunch Bunch Photo Gallery, Crocker Nurseries, New Paniculata Cultivars, A Busy Year at Heritage, Mal’s Corner, Welcome New Members

Summer 2020 Newsletter

Topics include: Presidents’ Message, Members in the Spotlight, Creating a Hydrangea Symphony in Your Garden, The Tool Shed, Hydrangeas & Ground Covers, Photo Gallery, Family Owned and Family Run…Agway of Cape Cod, Carol Condon’s Garden, Heritage Hydrangea Display Garden, Mal’s Corner, Welcome New Members, Upcoming Events

Spring 2020 Newsletter

Topics include: Presidents’ Message, Members in the Spotlight, New Hydrangea Introductions, The Tool Shed, Michael Dirr Studies Heritage’s Hydrangea Arborescens, White Hydrangeas Light Up the Night, Display Garden News, Common Insect and Disease Pests of Cape Cod Hydrangeas, Gloria Buxbaum’s Unique Garden, Mal’s Corner, Welcome New Members/Upcoming Events

Winter 2020 Newsletter

Topics include: Presidents’ Message, Members in the Spotlight, The Tool Shed, In Search of Hydrangeas and Castles, Mary and Roger Bowker’s Labor of Love, The Farm, Mal’s Corner, Hydrangeas That Double Your Gardening Pleasure, Holiday Photo Gallery, Welcome New Members, Upcoming Events

Fall 2019 Newsletter

Topics include: Presidents’ Message, Members in the Spotlight, The Tool Shed, Heritage Hydrangea Display Garden, Pat McDonald’s Playful Garden, Holiday Decorating with Hydrangeas, The Science Behind Hydrangea Flower Colors, Farewell Reflections, Mal’s Corner, Fall Potluck Photo Gallery, Welcome New Members, Upcoming Events

Summer 2019 Newsletter

Topics include: Presidents’ Message, Members in the Spotlight, Variety is the Spice of Life, Time for Soil Testing, Our Favorite Hydrangeas…A Success!, Gail Watts’ Garden, The Tool Shed, Hydrangea University a Success, Hydrangeas for Your Feet, Biological Diversity-the Need for Various Hydrangea Species, Meet Plant Breeder David Roberts, Mal’s Corner, Photo Gallery, Welcome New Members/Upcoming Events

Spring 2019 Newsletter

Topics include: Presidents’ Message, Members in the Spotlight, Royal Majestics Hydrangea Series, Hydrangeas for Easter an Mother’s Day, Our Favorite Hydrangea Book on Sale, Display Garden Volunteers Already Hard at Work, Coastal Botanical Garden of Maine, The Tool Shed, Hydrangeas in Japanese Culture, Hydrangeas in the Mixed Border, Hydrangeas Plus–Ten Must Have Hydrangeas, Mal’s Corner, Hydrangea University, Display Garden Schedule and Upcoming Events

Winter 2019 Newsletter

Topics include: Presidents’ Letter, Members in the Spotlight, Climbing Hydrangea, The Tool Shed, Winter Activities Photo Gallery, Dressing up Your Garden, Mal’s Corner, A Twenty-Year Labor of Love, How Retailers Prepare for Hydrangea Season, Turning a Lemon into Lemonade, Halo Hydrangea Series, Holiday Party Photo Gallery, Upcoming Events

Fall 2018 Newsletter

Topics include: Presidents’ Message, Members in the Spotlight, Not Your Average Hydrangea Gardener, Hydrangeas of Columbia and Ecuador, Double Delight Hydrangea Series, A Busy Year in the Display Garden, Native American Hydrangeas, Ordering Cut Hydrangeas Online, Hydrangea in the Mixed Border, Hydrangea Pests and Diseases, Mal’s Corner, Potluck Dinner Photo Gallery, New Members, Upcoming Events

Summer 2018 Newsletter

Topics include: Presidents’ Message, Members in the Spotlight, Irish Lace, Hydrangea University, My 109 Year Old Hydrangea, Companion Plants for Hydrangeas, A Garden Tourist – Gail Johnson’s Garden, Abracadabra Hydrangea Series, Black Gold for Hydrangeas and the Environment, Display Garden Improvements, Designing with Dried and Antique Hydrangeas, Hydrangea Festival Garden Tours, Mal’s Corner, Wine in the Garden Photo Gallery, Welcome New Members & Upcoming Events

Spring 2018 Newsletter

Topics include: President’s Message, Members in the Spotlight, Understanding Botanical Names of Plants, Heritage Display Garden Volunteers, Forever and Ever Series, Design Ideas from a Hydrangea Whisperer, Ticks and Hydrangeas Emerge from Cold Weather Together, Choosing Companion Plants for Hydrangeas, Terrific Garden Tools, Container Gardening with Hydrangeas, Hydrangea University Announces Speakers, Garden Walk Buffalo, Mal’s Corner, Welcome New Members, Calendar of Upcoming Events

Winter 2018 Newsletter

Topics include: President’s Message, Members in the Spotlight, Choosing Companion Plantings for Hydrangeas, Hydrangea History Notes, CCHS Celebrates Christmas at Heritage, Mal’s Corner, The Endless Summer Family is Growing, A Garden Tourist, The Teller Series of Hydrangeas, American Hydrangea Society Hosts Robert Mallet, A Designer’s Appreciation of Hydrangeas, Christmas Party Photo Gallery, Welcome New Members and Calendar of Events

Fall 2017 Newsletter

Topics include: President’s Message, Judy & Peter Berrien, Hydrangea Plant Series-Part 4, Hydrangea Haven grown from Cuttings, Brief History of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society, Choosing Companion Plants for Hydrangeas, Paniculatas to Ponder, Mal’s Corner, Deer Ticks

Summer 2017 Newsletter

Topics include: Message from the President, Mal’s Corner, Hydrangea Plant Series-Part 3, The Chapman Garden, Ice Cream Party, The First Ten Years

Spring 2017 Newsletter

Topics include: Message from the President, Hydrangea University, Hydrangea Fest Open Gardens, Work & Learn at the Display Garden, 10th Anniversary Celebration, Mal’s Corner, Hydrangea Plant Series

Winter 2017 Newsletter

Topics include: Message from the President, Holiday Open House, Notes from Joan, Hydrangea Plant Series

Summer 2016 Newsletter

Topics include: Message from the President, Mal’s Corner, Hydrangea University, Hydrangea Festival, New Heritage Garden, Member Profile

Spring 2016 Newsletter

Topics include: Message from the President, Mal’s Corner, Display Garden Pruning, Member Profile, Spring Meeting, Save the Dates

Winter 2016 Newsletter

Topics include: Message from the President-Report of CCHS Board Meeting, Save the Dates, Mal’s Corner, Holiday Open House, Editor’s Note

Fall 2015 Newsletter

Topics include: Letter from the President, Mal’s Corner, Pot Luck Dinner, Members Day at Heritage, Fall Meeting Report, Dinner at Old Yarmouth Inn, New Members, Editor’s Note

Spring 2015 Newsletter

Topics include: 2015 CC Hydrangea Society Calendar, Mal’s Corner, Spring Meeting Report

Winter 2015 Newsletter

Topics include: Winter protection, H.m. BloomStruck TM, Jim Reynolds’ garden

Fall 2014 Newsletter

Topics include: Winter damage and protection, Plant relocation at Heritage, Healthy soil for healthy hydrangeas, H.m. ‘Miss Saori’

Summer 2014 Newsletter

Topics include: Good walking routes for hydrangeas, July pinch pruning, Lunch bunch gardens: Jan Kasper, Peg Black, Ginny & Tom McCabe

Spring 2014 Newsletter

Topics include: Mal’s report on hydrangeas in Australia and New Zealand, Plant sale plant descriptions, 2014 calendar of events

Winter 2014 Newsletter

Topics include: Mini sessions: Hydrangeas 101, Winter pruning, New hydrangea varieties for 2014

Winter 2008 Newsletter

Our very first newsletter – Topics include: Good companion plants for hydrangeas, Report on International Hydrangea Conference in Belgium – August 2007, Shamrock Collection in France

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