• Apricot tree main branch broke

    Hello, I am not sure if I can explain properly but I have a young apricot tree I bought an year ago. Now I can see leaf and growth but main branch that goes straight up broke during bad season last ...

  • Pruning a standard lilac tree

    Hi, I have an old standard lilac tree that is getting too big to hold up the branches with the flowers & leaves out. the tree is about 18 years old now....beautifully large round lollipop....but is now too heavy and ...

  • Transplanting a 6 ft. Lilac

    I'd like to move a 6 ft. lilac to another part of my yard.  The current location is becoming more shady so the lilac is losing shape as it stretches to the light.  Is a 6 ft. lilac too big ...

  • Transplanting a Japanese Maple

    How can I safely move a fairly mature Japanese maple tree?  This tree is unusual in that it is an amazing orange/yellow colour with a touch of red in the Fall and is really worth trying to keep.  It's not ...

  • Lilac pruning

    Hi. I'm looking for someone who is very knowledgeable about pruning lilacs. I'd really like for the person to prune the two lilacs on my property while I observe, in order to learn how it's done. The lilacs are about ...

  • Cherry tree

    Hi, great website, we planted a cherry tree 3years ago. 1st year we had about 10 fruit, 2nd year none, and this year it has no flower buds as yet. Is there something we should add or change? Thanks.

  • pruning and containing false spirea

    I have two false spirea in the shade, planted for screening. I have been timid about pruning them. Both are reaching for the sunlight, one more than the other. This doesn't bother me, but I know that I need to ...

  • Hardy Peach trees

    We cottage in McKellar (Parry Sound area) and have planted fruit trees, Montmorency Cherry, Italian Plum and Pears. We would love to have a peach tree I know Redhaven is the best for eating out of hand and canning. Would ...

  • Small Canadian Maple trees

    We recently visited Toronto from England (16 - 24 May 2013) and thought how beautiful the city looked with all the Spring trees. Many shady front gardens had a delicate Acer type smallish tree with pinkish red leaves and a ...

  • hydrangea – leaf curl with worm inside

    I just today discovered all of my hydrangea bushes have this' pod like' problem - leaf curled tightly with worm inside - this is totally new to me - have never seen this problem till this year - what can ...