How do I remove lilac bushes?

Answer Lilacs are deciduous perennials that produce fragrant white, purple or pink flowers in the spring. They are native to Europe but are found commonly in North America, particularly the northeastern U... Read More »

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Do deer eat lilac bushes?

While no plant is completely deer-proof, the common lilac (Syringa vulgaris) and Japanese tree lilac (Syringa reticulata) are seldom severely damaged by deer, according to Rutgers University. Chine... Read More »

How do I divide lilac bushes?

Locate SuckersLocate suckers growing around the base of the main plant. The shoots will be separate from the main plant, but within a couple of feet of the base of the parent plant.Expose RootsDig ... Read More »

How do I kill lilac bushes?

Spray on HerbicideGet an herbicide that is rated to kill shrubs and brush. Mix the spray according to packaging instructions. Spray the unwanted lilac using the application rate suggested. Do not o... Read More »

How to Feed Lilac Bushes?

According to The Gardener's Network, lilacs are best planted on hillsides or in slightly elevated areas where the water drains well and does not puddle around the shrubs. Feeding lilac bushes invo... Read More »