Time to Deal with Boxwood Leaf Miners

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has posted a notice reminding gardeners that those yellow / orange spots on boxwood leaves are the result of boxwood leaf miner pupating inside them. Since adult miners (midges) are…

Want to Be a Master Gardener? Free Information Night June 18th!

Passionate about gardening? Passionate about volunteering? Toronto Master Gardeners might be just the group for you. At this information session, Toronto Master Gardeners will explain the program, describe the process of becoming a Master Gardener Trainee and answer your questions.…

Check for Black Knot Now

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has posted a notice reminding gardeners that Black Knot is easy to see on Prunus sp. at this time.  This large genus includes almond, peach, plum, cherry, and apricot among…

LEAF Publishes Handy Guide to Tree Damage

LEAF (Local Enhancement & Appreciation of Forests) has issued a simple guide about the sources of physical damage that may affect your trees and how you can prevent or control them. You can find a copy here. And for…