Non-smoking Smoke Bush

I have a 6 yr old (approx) Smoke Bush that has never smoked. It has red leaves, is in full sun and has not been pruned for 18 month. Our soil is largely clay. This year it had many flower…

Japanese Lilac not blooming

Dollard des Ormeaux QC (west end on Island of Montreal) Planted 5 years ago. Full sun At the base of the tree I’m growing Thyme is that counter indicated?  Very few blooms this year, not over watered or fertilized –…

Hydrangea bushes have pod like problem for years now

I have sprayed them repeatedly every year and still only get 1 or 2 small flowers on my annabel bushes. I read somewhere to remove the pod and clean up the ground below, which I will try next year. What…