• Pruning Hydrangea paniculata ’Renhy’

    Northern NY. Harsh winter on the St. Lawrence River. Tree has survived and thrived one winter. It is full of blossoms and we are leaving for the winter next week. Do we cut off the blossoms before we go?…

  • Gooseberries

    Our gooseberry bush this year produced absolutely no berries In previous years it has produced enormous crops. To my knowledge I did nothing unusual this season. I mildly pruned the bush in the fall just as in previous years. I’m…

  • Hydrangea

    This hydrangea is four years old. for the past three years it has gotten really heavy and I need to stake it which I don’t want to do. I prune it heavily in the spring to about 3 – 4…

  • Trimming Alberta Spruce

    Hello! We have bought my mother-in-law’s house recently, sadly she has let her garden go for the last few years and everything is horribly overgrown. There are two giant evergreen trees on either side of the walk to the door…

  • Limelight Hydrangrea Tree

    I live in MN and my Hydrangree tree has very heavy blooms that are hanging in my birdbath. Is it okay to just clip the heavy blooms off in the summer or should I wait until fall?…

  • Rose of Sharon

    I have a four or five year old pink rose of sharon with single blooms. The blooms open serially one by one from the base of each branch up to the tip. I’ve seen a few bushes around like this…

  • Smoke Bush

    We had the overgrown smoke bush cut to the ground last fall. This spring it sprang to life with many beautiful new branches. Unfortunately they are now eight feet high and flopping all over the place. Suggestions? Can I prune…

  • Pruning Russian Sage

    Please tell me what I should do with/for my Russian sage in the fall. Do I cut it back? Do I leave it alone? Thank you for any information you can give me.…

  • Stubborn Mandevilla

    I bought a mandevilla last summer, overwintered by pruning back and keeping in a cooler but sunny window, hardened it off before placing it in a morning sun place. Fed it fertilizer and even tried the age old epsom salts…

  • Pruning Barbed-Wire Cactus

    This is an indoor cactus and I think it’s a Barbed-Wire cactus. It had grown almost up the the ceiling when the branches began to bend but did not break. I have pruned the bent branches. Do I need to…

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