• Pruning a hydrangea tree

    When and how does one prune these? I have two at the entrance to my home. They are the type with a long trunk and branches just near the top. They become top heavy in rain and snow and have…

  • Pruning climbing rose

    My climbing rose has grown some very long canes after pruning after the first flowering. It is now going into fall and there are a few shoots that are very long and might break off in winter. Can I cut…

  • How to / can I trim a damaged globe cedar?

    My mother lives in Sault Ste Marie and has two globe cedars planted in front of her house. A couple of winters ago, the covers were not installed correctly and the snow sliding off the roof fell heavily onto the…

  • Pruning weigela

    Now that flowering is over, the stalks are covered with the remains of the flowers. Do I cut off all the stalks that flowered, and when?…

  • Pruning Schedules

    Hi there,I have an assortment of shrubs that I’m wondering what sort of pruning schedule, if any, applies. I know that shrubs that bloom on new wood can be done early but how early and just how much should I…

  • Pruning Clematis, Hydrangea and Emerald Cedars

    Is April too early to prune Jackmani clematis? And I am confused about how to prune Blush Bride Hydrangea. Also I have some small (2 year old) Emerald cedars in my yard. Do I need to water them?…

  • Pruning espaliered apple and pear trees

    My fruit espaliers are now 4 years old. How do I prune off shoots? How far back?…

  • Pruning daphne and lilac

    I have a daphne burkwoodii that has spread to 8 feet, how do I cut it back to a more reasonable size? And I also have a dwarf Korean lilac I’d like to make smaller.…