Pruning pine trees and bushes

1. Can the pine trees and bushes be pruned back. 2. If so, when is the best time to prune them? I have a blue spruce bush and a few dwarf pine trees that are overgrown.…

Roses Pruning!

Hi :) I decide to prune my roses today (light prune) meaning taking of any cross branches, dead branches , overgrowth, too much tall growth since the rose garden was getting out of control. I was going to do a…

Indoor Hibiscus

Hello, I’ve got 30 year old hibiscus plants.  In recent years they appear to be very healthy (lot of green leaves) but rarely a flower.  I rarely fertilize.  They spend the summer months in the outdoors though protected from direct…

Hydrangea macrophylla Nikko Blue

Hello my dear helper. Location, Etobicoke sheltered spot, faces north west. These Hydrangea Macrophylla Nikko Blue are now ( 8 yrs ) a good 5 feet tall. They are too big for the location as they are hiding 4 Rhodos…

Tanyosho pine with damaged canopy

Hello, I live in the east GTA and purchased a tanyosho pine last year that suffered a substantial amount of needle loss and branch die-off in the spring. I ended up concluding it was suffering from a fungal problem (candles…

Red current bushes

How to maintain, trim for wintering, red current, and black current bushes. We use the fruit. Southern Montreal Thank you morning sun…

Hyssop falling over

Hi there, I planted a giant hyssop and a regular anise hyssop June this year, they both grew and established very quickly. However, they are tall and a bit weak in that the top with the flowers are falling over…

Limelight Hydrangea Standard – splayed

Hello…this spring we planted a Limelight Hydrangea Standard .. it absolutely thrived and we love it .. large flowers too. Unfortunately part way through the summer the limbs splayed to the point that I had to stake the limbs to…

Wisteria prunning to control size

I live in Toronto near Yonge and St. Clair, I have a Chinese wisteria growing on an arbour where it gets sun from the South and the West. It is about fifteen years old and it revived last year after…

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…