Weigela is an example of a shrub that’s easy to propagate by taking hardwood cuttings in the fall. (Photo by Joanne Young)

How to take hardwood cuttings

Judith Adam

Taking hardwood cuttings in the fall is an easy, economical way to increase plants through vegetative reproduction. Reproduce your favourite shrubs.

In praise of ‘Summer Snowflake’ viburnum

Judith Adam

One shrub I like is ‘Summer Snowflake’ viburnum which is a doublefile viburnum, with two opposing lines of white flowers marching along it layered branches

Judd viburnum blossoms are highly fragrant. (Photo by Brendan Zwelling)

Early viburnums

Judith Adam

The past two weeks of near-freezing night temperatures have made frost damage to emerging perennials a threat. However, there’s always ...