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?…

Cutting down trees in Toronto

I want to cut down some big trees in my yard. Is there still some rule about not cutting down trees of a certain size?…

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.…

Pruning over large shrubs

I have a dwarf burning bush that is 7 feet tall and I’d rather it was 5 feet or less. I also have a Globe Cedar that is 42 inches wide and I would rather it was 12-18 inches wide.…

Virburnum buds are brown

I recently planted a Viburnum Korean Spiece and now 4 of 5 buds have gone brown. What can this be?…

Growing a dogwood from seed

I have sprouted a dogwood seedling from the seed of my existing tree and it is now 9 or 10 inches tall in a pot. It’s January so I won’t be able to plant it outside right away. How can…