Q. I am tempted by the gorgeous azaleas available now in florist shops. Is it possible for me to plant them in my garden in spring?
Q. My boxwood shrubs turn a dull bronze color in the winter. Are there any varieties that stay green all winter?
Q. I want to remove buckthorn from my yard but I'm not sure what to do with it after it is taken out to prevent the seeds from germinating.
Q. I would like to grow the beautiful butterfly bush that attracts so many varieties of butterflies at this time of year. Any tips?
Q: My children and I want to plant a butterfly garden. Can you suggest flowers that will attract butterflies?
Q: My red-twig dogwood stems don't seem to be as bright red as they used to be. What is the problem?
Q: Please advise on watering techniques during a drought.
Q. When is the correct time to prune evergreen hedges?
Q. My evergreen shrubs did very poorly following last winter. What care can I give them now so they can make it through another Chicago winter?
Q. I grew two small evergreens in containers this summer. Can they remain outside in winter?