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When is the best time to cut back hydrangeas? How far do I cut them back?

What is the largest tree that one can plant? We are trying to replace some 7- to 8-foot trees that were recently destroyed.

What ratio and amounts of fertilizer would you use for a perennial bed and a vegetable garden? For growing annuals in a greenhouse, should the fertilizer be fast or slow-release, organic or inorganic?

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