Boxwood and pruning other flowers, trees and shrubs

I would like to know if there us a basic schedule to follow for  pruning the following: Hydrangea (limelight and annabelle), Weigela, Hosta, Rose of Sharon, Hicks Yew and Perennial flowers? All in fall or spring.  Trying to streamline. I…

Mini White Pine Dying

I have a sickly mini white pine that I bought about 2 years ago. I think its dying. The leaves are turning brown but there are still a few growing. My husband planted some things in front of it. Could…

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.…

Magnolia Scale

I have a wonderful large Magnolia tree that is probably 50 years old.  It is infested with magnolia scale.  I have tried different treatments but none have worked.  What solution would you recommend?    …

Spots and Foamy Balls on Cacti*

Two of our cactus plants have fallen sick this winter. One has become covered in light brown/beige spots. The other, a shorter round cactus has white foamy balls that have formed on it. They share a pot where they grow…