Pruning a standard lilac tree

Hi, I have an old standard lilac tree that is getting too big to hold up the branches with the flowers & leaves out. the tree is about 18 years old now….beautifully large round lollipop….but is now too heavy and…

Transplanting a 6 ft. Lilac

I’d like to move a 6 ft. lilac to another part of my yard.  The current location is becoming more shady so the lilac is losing shape as it stretches to the light.  Is a 6 ft. lilac too big…

Noxious Weeds

I would like to plant a garden with Lilacs, Lambs Ear, Daisies and Forget me not. I am not permitted to grow any noxious weeds where I live. Are any of these plants noxious weeds, poisonous or cause bad allergies?…

lilac under a big tree

I had a large tree removed this spring. Under it is a lilac bush which is growing, but is spindly and lacking vigour. What should I do?…

Lilac – pest or disease?

my lilac – estimated 40 -60 years old is weeping and foaming (see photo) what I assume is sap (the yellow jackets are all over it so it must be sweet). the tree had a bumper crop of blooms this…

Lilac tree near end of life?

We have a large (12-15 ft) lilac in our backyard that has been there for longer than the 15 years that we have owned this house. The last few years I noticed that it was not getting as many leaves,…