When To Prune Lilacs
Do you know when to prune Lilacs or how to prune them? Lilac general care guidelines you need to know. How to prune, when to prune and what pruning method you should use. Do you need to fertilize Lilacs is outlined?
Pruning Lilacs - FineGardening
Whether it's an ancient shrub or a new planting, taking good care of your lilacs will keep them blooming well year after year. Learn all about pruning lilacs in this article from Fine Gardening.
The Best Shrubs to Plant for Privacy
The Best Shrubs to Plant for Privacy. A privacy screen composed of grouped shrubs or a hedge can be a welcome addition to a home landscape, blocking unsightly views and helping reduce noise. Viburnums, oleanders, lilacs and certain hibiscus shrubs are excellent choices.
When most people think of lilacs, they think of the fragrant, old-fashioned common lilac (Syringa vulgaris), which blooms for a few weeks each spring, but the genus is quite diverse. By selecting carefully, it is possible to have two months of spring bloom (particularly if the weather is cool), plus some repeat flowering in early fall, and even fall foliage color. For the earliest blooms, choose hybrid S. x hyacinthiflora, followed by common lilacs, which offer the longest blooming…