Holly bush disease

I have a shady garden in Toronto. I first saw the yellow leaves with black dots on my holly this year. I have clay soil. I’ve removed the damaged leaves.…

Planting yew and holly

Hello, We recently moved to Montréal from Toronto and bought a house. We would like to add some green (and maybe a pop of colour) that will last year-round to the front and back, including through the winter. Here are…

Holly shrub – male vs female

Hello, I recently purchased a female Holly shrub (Red Beauty). It states for best results in bearing berries, it needs to be planted near a male plant. I have in my garden a “blue” holly plant that stated it was…

Pruning Holly

I have a “pair” of holly bushes planted in part sun, but struggle to know how and when to prune them.  Would you provide some guidance on the best time and techniques for me to use?…