Mystery Spring Blooming Shrub

Hi TBG ! I inheirited this shrub when we purchased our home, and I have no idea what it is. None of my books or magazines have helped in ID’ing it. It’s approximately 3 – 4′ high, with a similar…

Oregon grape, Mahonia aquifolium

I have this plant on the north side of the house where it gets very little light, but, grows happily. It has been there for years and years. Two questions. Each winter some ¬†upper branches die back and I prune…

Pruning Schedules

Hi there,I have an assortment of shrubs that I’m wondering what sort of pruning schedule, if any, applies. I know that shrubs that bloom on new wood can be done early but how early and just how much should I…