tri coloured beech tree and chinese dogwood

Both trees are located in the west facing area of our yard. The Beech is in the middle of the yard with good drainage and the Dogwood is at the rear of the yard where it unfortunately sat in a…

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…

Unusual Tree Behaviour

Good Evening, I am delighted to learn that Master Gardeners is a resource for our questions. ( I am hoping to study the course myself in a few years ) I live in Moore Park, and have a shade garden…

cornus kousa chinensis

I have a 7 year old cornus kousa which is now 10 ft tall. It is nestled in my Toronto backyard, facing west. Sadly this year it did not bloom at all and recently some leaves are already beginning to…

Flowering dogwood – Cornus kousa

I have a 10 year old flowering Dogwood–a Cornus Kousa— and it is now mid-May. There is no sign of flowers just short pointy pieces at the end of each branch. There are many of them and I broke one…