• Autumn Joy Sedums

    I have 2 large sedums that are flourishing in my southern facing garden. I cut the plants back each winter and they come back each year with a huge number of healthy looking flower buds that are starting ...

  • Rose of Sharon- Woolly Aphids

    Follow up to my question: "Every year a couple of branches die in my Rose of Sharon. The rest of theshrub look happy and flowers. The sick branch wilts and dies and does not come back. Any ...

  • Euonymus Tree Rejuvenation?

    I live in Barrie, ON. I have a euonymus tree that is not doing well this year at all. It did have some green leaves and new growth in the spring, but those have since shriveled and fallen ...

  • Japanese maple – Leaves drying up and curling

    Moved in last year and nursed a Japanese maple back to health and now the leaves are drying and curling up at the ends. Reason?  

  • Zinnias and Powdery Mildew

    The zinnias I planted were doing very well but have developed some white dusty leaves and aren't looking as healthy. What am I doing wrong? Over-watering? Is this mould?

  • Curculio

    Hello, I'm looking for tactics I can use against curculios attacking my Walnut trees (black walnut, English walnut, and heartnut). The weevil lays eggs into developing nutlets and new growth. I pick up aborted nutlets and prune off infected foliage to ...

  • Blue Spruce Shrub – Insects and Needle Drop

    Location - Cambridge, Ontario Partial Shade We moved to our home last year and found that the 2 blue spruce shurbs were losing all of the needles on the tips. (trunks approx. 4" dia) The nearby overgrown euonymous had ...

  • Weed in Grass

    I have an obnoxious weed in my lawn that I can never pull out by hand because it always breaks off at the ground level. I have enclosed a picture of it but cannot find the name ...

  • Japanese Maple

    Hi We have a Japanese Maple in our front yard that has done very well for the last 9 years and all of a sudden it looks like half of the leaves are dead. the soil is a ...

  • Wilting Lupins

    My lupins grow well at the beginning of every season but then begin to wilt and basically disappear. Plants all around them seem un affected. Ive searched online and the best match seems to be phytophthora or root ...