• Winesap apple tree issues

    Hello, I live in Oshawa, ON. We have good quality top soil here, with mulch on top, and the tree is planted in a backyard with partial shade (sun about 1/2 the day). Tree is watered frequently in ...

  • Mystery plant

    I'm in Toronto and live on the 15th floor of a building facing south. I noticed this plant growing in one of my containers after my first year living here. It's survived for 2 winters in its ...

  • Help with Serbian Spruce

    I have a mature Serbian spruce which seems "dead" . It was alright till Aug 2017 and in Sep I noticed the lower branches shedding needles and by fall, the entire tree.This spring, no growth and seems ...

  • Redbud tree, bark peels off, and twigs and dead branches

    I live in Toronto, the tree is about 8 years old. The fence beside it was replaced last year. The flowers came out and some leaves but there was a dead branch and now the leaves are turning ...

  • When to plant Pyramidal Green Beech?

    Is it better to plant Pyramidal Green Beech in late May / early June or early September? Also would the quality of tree purchased at a tree farm / nursery be different if purchased in Spring vs. Fall? ...

  • Weigela Florida

    I have three weigela's they get full sun from 1pm till 6pm. It is very hot sun. Last fall I trimmed them just about an inching on some branches. I covered them with mulch about 1 to ...

  • Trimming European Beech to Maintain Hedge Form

    At the back lot line of my Toronto property, in front of my 6 foot fence, I have planted European beech to create a screening hedge that I will likely keep at 10 feet high and maybe three ...

  • Transplanting a silver birch

    Moving a silver birch that is about 10 feet tall when is the best time how deep would the roots be probably?

  • smoke bush regrowth

    I live in zone 5B, and last year cut an overgrown purple smoke bush down to a few inches from the ground to rejuvenate it. It came back very well, but while most of the branches grew upright ...

  • Tree Peony Not Blooming

    We have a peony tree that, to my recollection, has never blossomed in the 24 years we've been here. The tree is older because we inherited it with the house. We live in zone 5 and the tree ...