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?    …

Pruning wisteria and transplanting euonymus

I took your advice about having patience when my wisteria, which looked like a dead nail after the harsh winter. It produced two small blossoms and then a lot of foliage. It was suggested that I give it an energetic…

clematis protection

Hi, I have a gorgeous old clematis at least 15 years old that grows next to and intertwines with a really nice large rosebush. Unfortunately the clematis wood is located in the path of upcoming construction work and I need…

Transplanting wild phlox

I have lovely volunteer wild phlox growing in my garden where I don’t want them, but I have a perfect place where they would look wonderful. Can I transplant them, and if so, when is the best time to do…