Caring for your lovely lilacs this spring

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    Diseases make them sick! Hornets harvest their bark! Mike McGrath, host of You Bet Your Garden, will help you correctly care for your beautiful spring blooming lilacs.

    Question of the Week:

    “I have a ‘patch’ of lilacs, (i.e., one big bush with multiple canes). Every year a white flaky substance appears on the trunks and branches, as well as a white coating on many of the leaves. A lot of the branches covered with the dreaded white stuff are dead the next spring. What can I do?”

    — Linda in West Chester

    Learn more about caring for lilacs and more »

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