Miss Kim Dwarf Lilac, flower buds are drying out

Hello, I am located in Toronto and I’ve just transplanted a Miss Kim Dwarf lilac into the garden. I have been watering the plant daily since transplanting. Initially a few days after transplanting the plant into the garden, the flowers…

everblooming lilacs

I have two everblooming lilacs which were professionally planted last year in a large planter on my terrace. This spring they had lots of blooms and were lovely. They now however look bedraggled and did not bloom again. Their leaves…

Lilac Cuttings

Hi there. I garden in zone 5b in Whitby. I have a gentle south-facing slope with clay soil. I removed a ‘Sensation’ lilac sucker last year, and planted in my front yard garden. However, I’d like to move it to…

Cleaning Cut Flowers

I was wondering if you had any tip on how to get cut flowers “clean” of small insects before getting into the house. I’m lucky enough that a neighbour let’s me cut a few of her beautiful peonies and lilacs…