• Rose of Sharon

    When and how do I prune my rose of sharon? Buds have not appeared as yet.…

  • Rose Pruning Risks After Leafing?

    I think I’ve waited too long to prune my roses, since they’ve begun to leaf.  What could happen when pruning the roses, in west end toronto, if they’re established bushes? Should I take any other precautions, other than making sure…

  • Pinching out new Clematis Growth

    I have been growing clematis on a trellis in full sun for a few years now.  My trellis is only 4ft high and I don’t want to increase the height as it will block out the view of the rest…

  • Pear Tree After Pruning

    The pear tree in my backyard is at least 30 years old. I had it pruned for the first time ever, by an arborist, two years ago. There were signs of small scale trellis rust. The tree flowered nicely last…

  • hydrangea tree prunning?

    tree was planted August 2014 by a friend in honor of my husbands passing two months prior. This tree has lots of sentimental value and I am desperate to see it bloom again. It Was prunned slightly each year in…

  • Evergreen tree growing weird branches ?

    Hey there, I moved into my house 7 years ago and had these lovely evergreen trees on my front yard. They’ve always looked the same and I’ve had no problems with them until now. This year, one of the trees…

  • Time to prune raspberry canes

    Is it too late to prune my raspberry plants (May 1st)? They have leaves already, and are 4-5 feet tall. I guess it’s too late to cut them down?…

  • Fast growing tall evergreen hedge for privacy that needs no pruning

    I would like to plant a fast growing evergreen privacy hedge that doesn’t need pruning. My zone is 6 with early morning sun becoming shady. The soil is sand. I would be planting it against a wire fence that is…

  • 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…