Planting times for shrubs

Hello – I live in Toronto – South facing garden, but with filtered shade from a mature honey locust tree. I want to plant shrubs with white flowers (no other colour). I’m getting a late start in 2020, as garden…

Pruning a hydrangea tree

I have a supplementary question to your informative answer on pruning hydrangea tree. How do I keep it just about 3-4 feet tall, but still let it flower. Thanks!…

Hydrangea pruning

Would you kindly advise me when and how to prune the hydrangea in this photo? Also tell me what kind it is. Thank you…

Hydrangea

This hydrangea is four years old. for the past three years it has gotten really heavy and I need to stake it which I don’t want to do. I prune it heavily in the spring to about 3 – 4…

Hydrangea paniculata

I have inherited two beautiful shrubs which I would like to have identified so that I know when and if to prune them. I have attached pictures below. Thank you for your help!

Hydrangea

Hello, Is a Hydrangea Paniculata the same as a Limelight Hydrangea? If not, what are the differences? Thank you, Lina…

Planting a Hydrangea Standard

Should you bury the grafting knot while planting a hydrangea tree in zone 5 or plant it at pot level. The knot is 10″ above pot height. Thank you…

Pruning a Hydrangea Tree

I have a hydrangea that was planted in 2013. At the time I was told to prune back 4 inches in the spring. Now the tree has gotten so big I feel it needs more pruning to get a better…

Hydrangea Cuttings

Hello, My mother, who lives in St. Catharines, Ontario (Niagara Region) would like to give me a cutting of her hydrangea to grow in my garden here in Toronto (I live in Cabbagetown). She does not know the exact name/variety…

Plant id – Hydrangea paniculata

Hello, I just moved into a new cottage and don’t know very much about gardening. It has a lovely perennial garden and I want to make sure I take care of it properly. Could you please tell me what these…