Hydrangea macrophylla and H. quercifolia don’t generally require any pruning as they can live for many years without ever needing to be pruned. You can remove spent blooms immediately after flowering which is around midsummer.
Windmill palms (a.k.a. Chusan Palms) are native to a large region of southeastern Asia, ranging from India to China, and are found in mountainous elevations above 6,500 feet. They can face extended periods of below-freezing weather as well as heavy snow in their native habitats.
Adding mulch makes growing roses easier for a few reasons for instance it helps the soil stay cool and moist longer during those hot & dry weather days so you don’t have to water as often. It also helps to cover the soil in inhibit many common weeds from growing!