Serviceberry

Hello Last year we had a serviceberry tree that died . We believe possibly due to poor drainage. My husband cut it down and there was a stump left. As u can see from the photo there are now branches…

Lilac Cuttings

Hi there. I garden in zone 5b in Whitby. I have a gentle south-facing slope with clay soil. I removed a ‘Sensation’ lilac sucker last year, and planted in my front yard garden. However, I’d like to move it to…

New Oak Trees Sprouting from the Bottom

I have two new small oak trees that are growing new branches from the lower part of the trunk. My garden faces the Humber River and is surrounded by many oaks, so I know I have suitable conditions for these…

Pruning Manitoba Maple Stump

My neighbour’s large Manitoba maple fell down in my garden a few years ago. A very good arborist cleared it all away and now, with my neighbour’s permission, I trim the green shoots from the remaining stump every spring and…

Consolidating our raspberry plant

The suckers from raspberries have grown out into the middle of the garden. How can we transplant these to their original location at the back of the garden?    …