Organic Garden Guide: Growing Garden Lilacs

You need to consider several things before you choose a lilac. First of all, you need to select the color of lilac flowers and also the site where you will like to grow the plant. While these are important aspects, the climate is even more vital provided you are living in a region that is … Continue reading Organic Garden Guide: Growing Garden Lilacs

Organic Garden Guide: Growing Lilacs in Containers

Very small gardens, balconies, decks and rooftops are ideal places for growing lilacs in containers. The smallest varieties of container lilacs are basically bonsai. Select any small or dwarf lilac for growing in containers. Some of the lilacs that are most suited for growing in containers include S. oblata subsp. dilatata, S. meyeri, S. pubescens, S. patula … Continue reading Organic Garden Guide: Growing Lilacs in Containers

Organic Garden Guide: Pruning Lilacs

Lilacs need to be pruned regularly - at least once a year. When you prune your lilacs on a regular basis, it helps the plants to bloom profusely each year and also remain in your desired shape and size. In addition, regular pruning of the plants helps them to remain healthy and bear large bunches … Continue reading Organic Garden Guide: Pruning Lilacs

Organic Garden Guide: Renovating And Moving Lilacs

In case you have not pruned your favorite lilacs for several years and want to spruce them up, be sure that you will have to cope with a miniature jungle of suckers. In fact, pruning the lilac heavily will promote the growth of more suckers. Hence, you need to prune a dense and unkempt lilac … Continue reading Organic Garden Guide: Renovating And Moving Lilacs

Organic Garden Guide: Pests And Diseases Of Lilacs

Diseases are always harmful. When lilacs or Syringa shrubs are affected by diseases, it may cause the plants to stop blooming or reduce their number of flowers. In many cases, diseases occurring in the previous year may result in the destruction of the flower buds. In some instances, growers may take preventive or even curative … Continue reading Organic Garden Guide: Pests And Diseases Of Lilacs