Clematis Pruning

Should I prune back Clemtis to lowest viable bud or highest?…

Pruning Redbud Forest Pansy & Climbing Clematis

My¬†redbud forest pansy was planted three years ago. This spring we had hardly any little blooms on the branches and the tree started to leaf very late with some branches dried up. We had a tremendous growth spurt afterward…

morning glories

I planted morning glories next to a thriving clematis last year and this year the clematis all but died. Are morning glories poisonous to clematis?…

Clematis

I have a spring blooming clematis that gets a west sun exposure, blooms profusely for about 2 weeks then all the petals fall off the plant, is it getting to much hot sun? I have alot of mulch around the…

chlorotic clematis

in North Toronto, sun, medium moisture, along a fence, amended with garden compost I have 3 clematis on a fence and one freestanding that have quite yellow leaves towards base and green ones at growing tip (photo enclosed). I figure…

How to protect plants during fence construction

I am having a fence rebuilt in the next couple of weeks. The Contractor says he will have to walk all over the planted area. I am particularly worried about a clematis and a honeysuckle. How can I protect my…

Clematis climbing up a tree

I have several clematis. At least one is climbing up a cedar tree and I am wondering whether it can harm the tree.    …

Vines and grasses for containers

I have two questions, both about container gardening in Toronto. 1. Suggestions for a perennial climbing vine for a third floor hot deck (with a watering system) 1a) is there a hardy clematis that might survive the winter? 2. Suggestions…

clematis mess

I live in Colorado, zone 5. I cut my clematis to the ground last fall. It came back healthy, but a tangled mess of 4 foot vines that I cannot separate, Will I damage them if I cut them back…

Vines in planters?

Hi! I am trying to desperately add some privacy to our backyard along our fence line. There is very little space between the retaining wall and the fence line so, unless we find a way of building a much thinner…