Boxwood Blight

There’s a new fungus in town, Clindrocladium pseudonaviculatum, that may affect your boxwoods, Japanese spurge and Himalayan sweetbox shrubs. Boxwood blight affects infected plants rapidly, but there are preventative measures that can be taken to reduce the spread of...

Q & A: Hedge Trimming Vancouver

Q: How often do you need to trim your hedges in Vancouver? A: Most formal hedges require two trimmings a year. Rapidly growing plants can require four to six trimmings a season (privet, English laurel). It is recommended to trim hedges on at least a bi-annual basis to...