Virginia Creeper

I live in Deep River ON and have a rather large yard.  Many years ago, my next door neighbors planted Virginia Creeper on their fence and it has since spread all around my property. What is a good way to…

Thuja ‘Green Giants’ pruning

Hi….we have a hedge of Thule “Green Giants” we planted because we needed a rapid growing hedge…which we now have. But we want to stop the vertical growth as they are becoming trees and difficult to prune at their sides…

Pruning back Virginia waterleaf

You posted an article today about cutting back Shasta daisies etc. when they’ve finished blooming.  Can I do the same with Virginia waterleaf after it’s finished flowering?  I realize it’s a native plant and in the wild it would never…

How to pinch back Petunias

What is the correct method for pinching back petunias. Is it pruned back to the end of the stem for that flower?…

Tomato plants

Good morning, I am growing two types of tomato plants in ground, roma and cherry tomatoes. I’m an inexperienced gardener. There are many tomatoes forming on both types of plants and many flowers as well. In an effort to get…

Section of evergreen browning

Would like you advice if the less green section of this bush can be saved or not. If so how and if not do I just remove that portion?…

Winter Damaged Roses

Should I cut the rose stems back to the new growth at the base of my roses?…

Rose Stem Boring Insects

I live in Woodstock Ontario and I have been having trouble with boring insects doing significant damage to roses and lilacs as well as my other woody plants. I am now debating whether I should even prune my roses because…