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Amy is not afraid to get her hands dirty. As a self-taught gardener, she takes on her fair share of landscaping projects, picking up a ton of knowledge as she goes. If you have a plant care or landscaping question you’ve been too afraid to ask, you’re in the right place!


I live in Yukon and planted 2 Amber Jubilee Ninebark shrubs this summer. What do I need to do to prepare them for winter?

I live in Yukon and planted 2 Amber Jubilee Ninebark shrubs this summer. What do I need to do to prepare them for winter?
You have some cold winters in the Yukon!

How do I prepare a potted Amber Jubilee Ninebark for winter? I want to plant it in the spring.

How do I prepare a potted Amber Jubilee Ninebark for winter? I want to plant it in the spring.
Do you have a garage?

I just purchased potentillas. Do they need to be deadheaded?

I just purchased potentillas. Do they need to be deadheaded?
Potentillas are easy to grow shrubs and really don’t need deadheading.

Why won't my hydrangeas flower anymore?

Why won't my hydrangeas flower anymore?
It might be ok!

I just bought a Strawberry Sundae Hydrangea, when should I plant it? There are no blooms on it, only green leaves. Why is that?

I just bought a Strawberry Sundae Hydrangea, when should I plant it? There are no blooms on it, only green leaves. Why is that?
I would plant your new hydrangea right away.

Why are my newly planted hydrangeas turning brown?

Why are my newly planted hydrangeas turning brown?
Yikes! Are the flowers turning brown or the leaves?

What plants do well in Canada?

I'm so glad you asked!

How should I prepare my weigela for the winter?

Fortunately, weigelas are tough plants and don’t require much pampering!

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