Transplanting a potted Blue Spruce outside

I have had a 2 ft. potted Blue Spruce inside since Christmas, in a cool room. It started to grow new branches at the top, but now the bottom branches are losing their needles. I would like to transplant it…

Fruit tree planted in old septic field

Hi, There is an old septic system on my property wherein the tank was filled. Didn’t think that there would be a bed for it since it is over a hundred-year-old house and there is now a sewer hookup. Long…

Moving a dappled willow tree

I have two dappled willow trees that were planted 2 years ago. Now that I feel they are too close together and wonder if it’s still possible to move one of them. They are the dappled willow shrubs that were…

Tree identification – Black cherry

I have this tree growing in the back of my garden. I think it is a cherry tree, but not sure. Plan to move it to a sunnier location if it is.…

growing oak trees in pots

  I transplanted small oak trees (6″) into pots at the beginning of summer. They are all do well. My question is what do I do with them for the winter? Can I bring them in the house? Should I…

New Spirea

I purchased a lrg Spirea which had new growth on it. I noticed that these branches were wilted before transplanting it. It wasn’t pot bound when it was planted. I tried to water it but it is continuing to have…

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?    …