Planting times for shrubs

Hello – I live in Toronto – South facing garden, but with filtered shade from a mature honey locust tree. I want to plant shrubs with white flowers (no other colour). I’m getting a late start in 2020, as garden…

Tree Peony Not Blooming

We have a peony tree that, to my recollection, has never blossomed in the 24 years we’ve been here. The tree is older because we inherited it with the house. We live in zone 5 and the tree has been…

Tree Peonies and Hydrangea Vine

How and when can I prune my tree peony. It has branches laying on the ground and looks very sloppy. My hydrangea vine has been in the ground well over five years and has never bloomed. It looks as healthy…

Peony shrubs in winter

I live in Toronto. Do peony shrubs need to be covered in winter with burlap or can they be left to the elements?    …