When to prune mugo pine

Hi. I have a large mugo pine in the front yard that is starting to grow out and over the sidewalk. I need to prune it back so it doesn’t impede on pedestrian traffic. So I pruned the ends a…

Dwarf Mugo Pines in Containers

Hello, Is Dwarf Mugo Pine good for containers? Is it ok to plant 3 Dwarf mugo #2CG in one planter? Planter Size: 15” H x 38” W x 15” D Thanks…

The Do not climb pine

Hi there, Was wondering the name of the spectacularly wide and low pine trees on the hill at the Toronto Botanical Gardens. They are marked with nothing more than a few ‘do not climb’ signs. Would love to look into…

Mugo Pine Tree

We have a 25 feet mugo pine that is turning brown – this has occurred in the last few days but is progressing rapidly – any suggestions/advice would be much appreciated.…

Tree/Shrub Suggestions for Zone 4b

In a sunny, fairly dry location (rain dependent), what kind of tree would “anchor” the corner of my lot, near my sidewalk? I don’t want anything flowering (bees/insects), given the foot traffic past this location. Also the height of the…

Mugo Pine

I have had four mugo pines for many years. There is a white blight on the needles. One plant became infected and I ignored it and it effectively killed the plant. The blight has now moved from that plant to…

Mugo Pine help

Hi, We have a lovely mugo pine in the front yard which this year seems to have quite a bit of dead brown needles. My husband fears the tree is dying. I’m thinking the long winter caused the excess browning.…

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…