boxwood after this winter

Collingwood Ontario – our boxwood hedge is always covered on the top over winter and survives very well. This year it is almost completely brown – see picture – what can I do to repair? Appreciate your advice.…

Dying or dried up Hydrangea

Our Hydrangea is dying – at least we think so, last year it was beautiful very colourful and has been over the years. But this year the new leaf buds came out then the hot heat in May, probably finished…

Roses Winter damage – prune or replace?

A few of my larger and older climbing roses suffered winterkill down to their base after this past winter.  New leaves are sprouting from the base.  Will these bear flowers true to the type of rose I planted, e.g. High…

Tall cedars/winter damage

We live in Dundas, ON and had planted 6 pyramical cedars about 7 years ago to give us privacy from our neighbors. Last year we topped them as they were growing about 12 feet. We cut them down to 10…

Mahonia dead?

I have two mahonia plants which have thrived for the past 15+ years, but this spring they show no signs of life. I notice other mahonias in the neighbourhood (downtown Toronto) which look similar. Have my plants not survived the…