• Lilac pruning

    I have a lilac tree, I.e. Only one trunk coming up from ground. It has been among trees which have now been removed and the lilac is very straggly. It is in flower now and after it has finished flowering…

  • Pruning a standard lilac

    My gardener planted a standard lilac in June this year. The blooms were not plentiful. I have not pruned the tree so far. I live in zone 5 and it is now October. Should I remove the dry blooms now?…

  • Lilac bush and peeling bark from maple tree

    Hi, there. I have a few gardening problems I need help with. I have a lilac bush in the backyard that was planted over 13 years ago. Every year it blooms and has been bushy and healthy. This year in…

  • Lilacs with curly stems

    my lilacs have these curly stems that remind me of climbing vines. I have had these lilac bushes for years and have only noticed this phenomenon this year. I have amended the soil with compost and mulched them about 2…

  • Dark purple and Blue lilacs

    I am looking to purchase dark shades of lilacs. Am looking in the Nurseries in Toronto but they are so difficult to find. Any suggestions? Also can I grow from cuttings?…

  • Pruning lilac

    I have an old lilac bush which was cut down to rejuvenate it about 2 years ago. It grew back with numerous shoots. I removed a lot of them and kept just a few. Those few have grown very tall,…

  • Lilacs

    Three years ago I bought 3 small lilac shrubs which all had blooms on them. Last year only one had flowers. This year, again, only one (the same one) had flowers. The shrubs are about 4′ high and I planted…

  • Should I deadhead my lilac flowers after they have finished blooming?

    Should I deadhead my lilac flowers after they have finished blooming?    …

  • Lilac blooms

    I am looking for directions on how to cut lilacs and put them in vases without having them wilt.  I tried hot water but it didn’t seem to work.  Maybe the water was too hot.  Some suggestions would be greatly…

  • Planting a lilac

    When is the best time to plant a lilac on the west facing side of my home?…

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