P.S. Lilacs set next year's flowers in early July. If you prune the bush
after July 4th, you're pruning off next year's flowers.
"bigdog" <roserm at sympatico.ca> wrote in message
news:FnsS6.3083$_5.296517 at news20.bellglobal.com...
> I had the same problem and a master gardener told me to apply
> lime. another one told me to apply composted manure. I did both, and am
> sure which one did the trick, but I had INCREDIBLE flowers the next year.
>> Also, i fthe bush is not in the sun it won't bloom and if there's lawn
> around it and you are applying a high-nitrogen fertilizer to the lawn,
> you'll get lots of leaves and few blooms on your lilac.
>> Good luck...
>> "Elaine" <eah at pb.net> wrote in message
> news:8BEQ6.124175$MR1.15464629 at news02.optonline.net...> > I have a lilac bush that seems to be growing taller each year, but no
> > flowers! Any suggestions?