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#JustAskArts - Plants & Gardening Q&A

Art's Nursery's team of plant geeks, horticulturists and designers is looking forward to answering your questions about plants, providing design inspiration and solving the challenges you are experiencing in your garden. There are no dumb questions. We may not know everything, but we'll do our best to get you a good answer! But so you know, all of our answers will be biased towards our area, our plant selection and our Pacific Northwest Climate. So what are you waiting for? Ask Your Question

Q. Can climbing vines such as clematis be used as ground cover

Posted On: 10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM  | In Category : Garden Design

Can all climbing vines such as clematis be used as ground cover or do they need gravity to climb up something in order to grow? Thank you.

Location: Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Tags: groundcovers, climbing vines, clematis

Q. When is the absolute deadline for planting anything

Posted On: 10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM  | In Category : Plant Care

When is the absolute deadline for planting anything?

Location: Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Tags: transplant, winter planting, fall planting

Q. What Evergreen Plants to Use Along The East Side of a House?

Posted On: 10/7/2017 12:00:00 AM  | In Category : Garden Design

What plants could I plant along the east side of the house that stays evergreen. I want to hide the cement foundation of the house. Thanks.

Location: Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Tags: evergreen plants, foundation plants, foundation plants, plants to hide cement foundation

Q. Is October Too Late to Transplant Daylilies?

Posted On: 10/7/2017 12:00:00 AM  | In Category : Plant Care

In the Lower Fraser Valley is early October too late to transplant a clump of well established daylilies? I do not want to divide the clump.

Location: North Delta, British Columbia, Canada
Tags: daylilies, transplant perennials, daylily, transplant daylily

Q. How Often Do You Get New Plants?

Posted On: 10/7/2017 12:00:00 AM  | In Category : General Gardening

How Often Do You Get New Plants? One of your associates in the spring mentioned they were getting new California Lilacs

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Tags: new plants

Q. What narrow evergreen trees would you suggest for planting near a house

Posted On: 10/1/2017 12:00:00 AM  | In Category : Garden Design

I would like to plant an evergreen specimen tree in a bedding area about 10 ft. from my house. Would an Alaskan Weeping Cedar work? Or do you have other recommendations?

Location: Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Tags: trees, narrow trees, evergreen trees, narrow evergreens, weeping alaskan cedar

Q. Do You Carry Butterfly Bushes?

Posted On: 9/30/2017 12:00:00 AM  | In Category : General Gardening

Robert asks, do you carry Butterfly Bushes (Buddleia) ?

Location: Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
Tags: butterfly bushes, buddleia, buddleia shrubs, planting butterfly bushes

Q. Lil Asks How to prune a honeysuckle vine that is 15 years old?

Posted On: 9/22/2017 12:00:00 AM  | In Category : Pruning

Lil asks How Do I Prune A Honeysuckle Vine That is 15 Years Old?

Location: Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Tags: honeysuckle, pruning honeysuckle, honeysuckle vine pruning, pruning, lonicera pruning, pruning honeysuckle

Q. What Are The Best Hedging Plants In The Pacific Northwest?

Posted On: 9/18/2017 12:00:00 AM  | In Category : General Gardening

What are the best plants to create a hedge or privacy screen in the Pacific Northwest?

Location: Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Tags: hedges, hedging plants, plants for hedges, best hedging plants, cedars, yews, smargd, taxus

Q. Why is my apple tree not producing any apples?

Posted On: 9/14/2017 12:00:00 AM  | In Category : General Gardening

Mike asks, why is my apple tree not producing any apples?

Location: Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Tags: apples, pollination, apple production, getting apple tree to fruit, malus
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