Pruning Euonymus vine

Hi. I’m in Toronto. I have a big, old enormous that grows like a vine up a front porch brick column. I gets plenty of water and sun and grows so vigorously that I’ve been pruning it twice a year.…

Pruning clematis and grape vine

I have 2 questions to ask you regarding pruning. 1. I have several clematis growing, primarily Jackmani. I usually prune around this time before frost sinks in. Is this the correct time? They grow beautifully and see solid flowers during…

Climbing vines

A climbing vine that originates on the property line is growing on trellises the neighbours have attached to the joint fence along the property line. The vine is growing beyond the approx 4 ft high fence, up the trellises and…

Preparing my planter Boston ivy for the Fall/Winter

Hello, back in June I planted two Boston ivy plants in their respective planters (see photo — I added a few Begonias for colour, and they’ve grown a lot). I want to make sure the Boston ivy survives the winter,…

Boston ivy – spots or just colour changing?

Hello, I planted two Boston ivy plants in two planters in the spring, they have done very well but I have noticed that some of the leaves in one of the plants show a reddish colouration around the leaf —…

Fungus on Virgina Creeper?

Hi there, My Virgina creeper has started to look odd. I think it’s fungus but not 100%. I’ve been looking searching online and haven’t been able to find an image of an infected vine that looks like this. Are you…

passion fruit vine

So I bought both a tropical passion flower vine called clear skies and a passion fruit vine (unknown cultivar). the passion fruit vine was a small plant in a 4 inch pot. it has been planted up in a beautiful…

Pruning a Honeysuckle vine

I would like to ask you about pruning and overgrown honeysuckle bush but I live in Waterloo, not Toronto. Will you accept a query from me about this with one or two attached pictures?…

clematis has yellow leaves

Hi I bought Clematis last month. 3 Plants they were not in good shape. Yellow leaves and they do not look healthy but I bought them anyway. I planted them since then. They did not die but their leaves is…