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…

Maintaining willow shrub

Hello – Thank you for reading my question. I’d like to help my willow shrubs keep their vase-like shape after removing (almost all) the dead wood in Feb/March. They are 15-20 years old. Should I just cut 1-2 ft off…

My pussy willow leaves are turning brown, I feel I am loosing it

Two weeks ago, I asked a question here (https://www.torontomastergardeners.ca/askagardener/my-pussy-willow-leaves-are-turning-brown/) about my pussy willow. From that moment, I put it in the sunlight whenever it was sunny (unfortunately we did not have too many sunny days), and water it every other…

Willow Tree

The tree in our yard lost 2 large limbs in recent wind storms and the limbs and the exposed heart or centre of the trunk were hollow! Some say all willows are hollow and this is why they loose limbs…

Pruning a Willow Tree

My 15 year old willow tree has most of its branches on one side thanks to my neighbors aggressive trimming of branches he didn’t like. I would like to start some new branches to balance out the tree. How can…

Help in identifying a tree

    Hello, Thank you for your e-mail to help me in identifying a tree. I have now attached a photo of the leaf. Are you able to identify which tree it is exactly, now?  …

Overwintering willow in container

A year ago I planted willow boughs in an urn as part of Christmas decorating. When spring arrived the willows started to leaf out. I transferred the root ball to a planter on our sunny deck.The willows grew and became…