Humans have been trying to predict the future for eons with crystal balls, tarot cards, and Doppler radar. There is a definite upside to the future predictions – weather forecasts help keep our heads dry and fridges stocked. How many times have future predictions been proven wrong? Even the best laid plans- or plants – can sometimes throw us for a loop.
In Virgina, Hydrangeas start blossoming in May and continue to flower until September. The Hydrangea Macrophylla is the first to sprout but depending on the pH of the soil, its flowers can blossom in a variety of colors. Starting with creamy white, they can go from pink to blue to an eventual green if the conditions are right. While some gardeners enjoy knowing the exact color concept of their garden, others rejoice in the unpredictability of this chameleon plant.
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