• Emerald green cedar turning brown

    My landscaper planted several 6-feet cedar last year. Three browned and died. He replaced them last April. Now the same three start to brown again. I watered them everyday in the summer to make sure they are not dry. The…

  • Dwarf Alberta Spruce black stems

    Hi, this is truly the worst year for problems with plants in my garden…My Dwarf Alberta Spruce all of a sudden developed blackening of the stems and I had to remove some branches. It looks like a pest or a…

  • Impatiens Dying

    I have planted impatiens for many many years with little problems. This year, after growing and looking beautiful they suddenly go rubbery and wild and die. Looks a lot like when they get frost in the fall. Any ideas what…

  • Dark spots and eaten leaves on perennials

    My plants leaves are turning dark brown and curl up; it was started from one of the purple cornflowers, then it spread to the other purple cornflowers, bee balm and hydrangea. Most of them are new plants in my yard…

  • Spinach problems

    My spinach came up nicely, but all the plants have tuned yellow and are wilting.  What’s happening?…

  • Caterpillars on redbud

    Hello, I have just noticed web-like nests of small yellow caterpillars on the branches and leaves of my Eastern redbud. At the same time, I saw that many of the tree’s leaves have curled/ruffled edges, the veins are yellow and…

  • Problem with Pagoda Dogwood

    I have a multi-stemmed (two main stems) Pagoda Dogwood that I planted about 4 years ago.Last year it was very robust and healthy, but this year the younger ad thinner of the two main stems seems to have much smaller…

  • Mildew and white worms on phlox

    My purple phlox suffered from mildew in the late summer/fall, plus what appeared to be a small, about 1/4 inch long fat white grub or bug on the underneath side of the leaf. Can you please advise on what this…