Kousa dogwoods

I have 4 Kousa dogwoods that have bloomed beautifully the last 3 years. I definitely dying, 1is sort of OK and is blossoming and the other 2 look I’ll. The leaves are shriveling and the flower and leaf has this…

Pruning a pagoda dogwood

Can I prune a pagoda dogwood now (ie in June) or do I have to wait until next spring? The perennials planted below are being badly shaded and I wanted to remove the lower branches.…

Florida Rubra Dogwood

Hi, I am looking to replace my Florida rubra dogwood. I live in Toronto and have had no luck finding one. Please help.  …

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…

Dogwood is really big

Hi, I planted a dog wood from a sprouted twig in my flowerbed some years ago. As you see, it is big. Part of me wants to leave it or prune somewhat as it provides incredible privacy. I thinkI should…

Serviceberry and Juglone

A previous Q&A states that Serviceberries are sensitive to juglone even though they are a native species. There is a lot of conflicting info on the web. My 20 yr. old Serviceberry is about 25 ft from my neighbour’s black…

What are these plants?

I just moved into a new town home and these plants are outside. I do not know what they are and how I should I care for them. Should I prune them back etc. Thanks     

Oversized yew

I have a yew in front of my house that was overgrown when we bought the house, 18 years ago. We have tried to keep it under control (we keep it ’rounded’ ) but it is too large for the…