• Cutting back a large limb on a Magnolia tree.

    The tree is large & 25 to 30 years old & is very healthy. I want to cut back a large limb on one side, because we keep bumping our heads on it when we use the path beside it.…

  • When to prune a Hibiscus

    I have 2 tropical hibiscus plants that I put outside in the summer and bring in the house for the winter. This summer they have been very happy and have more than doubled in size. They are each about 3…

  • Wisteria Tree or Vine

    Is there a difference between a wisteria vine & tree? I have been trying to find out where to purchase a tree, as I have seen pictures. Yet am always directed back to the vine. Any info would be appreciated…

  • Pruning a young purple robe locust

    Hello, Just last summer (2015) I planted a 16′ purple robe locust in my west-facing front yard in Toronto. We fertilized and watered this plant aggressively and it has now grown to about 30′ and is really taking hold. Is…

  • False Spirea

    I live near Philadelphia, Pa. and have a False Spirea that blooms in August. When can I start to prune it and trim it back; it’s starting to get overgrown?.…

  • Tree Peonies and Hydrangea Vine

    How and when can I prune my tree peony. It has branches laying on the ground and looks very sloppy. My hydrangea vine has been in the ground well over five years and has never bloomed. It looks as healthy…

  • Mountain Ash Tree

    When is the best time to trim the tree?…

  • pinky-winky tree form

    Last fall my two year old pinky was attacked by a buck before I could surround the plant with a wire frame. He ripped off several lower branches and the shrub look lopsided and very sad. I decided to tidy…

  • Pruning a Jade Plant

    Hello I have a Jade plant that is very important to me. It is an indoor plant. We do not get much sun indoors so I have been putting it out on my balcony lately. It has long hanging branches…

  • Pruning Smoke Bush

    Hi, I just bought a smoke bush and although it does not need pruning yet, I have been reading about it so I can care for it properly. I came across one of your guides for pruning it. It says…