Basket of lilacs

My lilacs aren’t blooming the way they used to. It seems every other year is decent—on the off years, there’re only a few flowers. My wife loves the fragrance … Can you help me get the blossoms I remember?

I think of lilacs as a one-trick pony, but with an incredible trick. The beautiful flowers with unmatched fragrance are what spring is all about. It’s my wife’s favorite flower too, so they better bloom in profusion, right?

It’s very common for lilacs to get tired or shift into sporadic blooming. There are a few things to consider when…