• Cornus Kousa

    We have 5 of these kousa clumps in the southwest part of the yard along slope behind our pool in north oakville can the bottom branches be pruned now? April 15th today. They are approximately 6 years old and have…

  • Pear Tree Pruning

    I trimmed the top of my Bartlett pear tree, 1st time in 30 years.  We cut the top shoots/branches. Where the cuts are maybe 8 to 10 inches in diameter should we apply some tar to reduce the exposure of…

  • Hydrangeas – Not Blooming

    Two years ago I mistakenly trimmed my hydrangeas in the spring (May 2015). They were established and had been blooming for 3 years. Unfortunately, they have not bloomed since I trimmed them. From everything I read I would not have…

  • Meyer Lemon Tree – Pruning

    Hi there, I’m a recent Meyer Lemon ‘mom’ (sorry, it sounded funnier than owner!). I’ve been doing some reading because I’m concerned about it’s V-shape at the base. I want this tree to live a long, fruitful (heehee) life, and…

  • Pruning Wisteria

    It is now late March. Is it too late to prune our Wisteria? It has been in the ground about two years and it bloomed last year for the first time.…

  • Wisteria Pruning in Winter

    I am in Halifax NS area and my wisteria is quite unruly. It bloomed last year. I did not prune it after it bloomed. Can I prune it now in late February or is it too late?…

  • Can I cut back my Pfitzer Juniper?

    My Pfitzer juniper is about 30 yrs old. It is very large and lives by my back fence. The front is healthy but the back part by the fence has died. I would like to know if I can cut…

  • Transplanting Black Eyed Susan

    I planted 1 black eyed susan 2 years ago, now I have at least 10 of them.  I want to replant them as border near my fence. Is this time of the year good for replanting or I should do…

  • Wisteria Pruning

    It is late Oct and we did not prune our wisteria once this year. The green vines are taking over the staircase railing. It has been a very warm summer and fall. Is it too late to cut back the…

  • Pruning and wintering japanese maple

    Hi. I planted several japanese maples this spring (London area) which are doing well. In August after some really great rainfalls, each had one stem that did a huge growth spurt up to 3 feet long. I read somewhere not…