• Boston ivy with brown spots on leaves

    Mature Boston ivy climbing up a wood fence in shade develops brown spots and leaves dry up starting now. Narrow bed is probably poor soil. Has occurred for last 3 yrs. Also there could be tiny white insects. Thanks.…

  • Natural way to address leaf curl on peach trees

    I was wondering if you have any suggestions for naturally addressing leaf curl on peach trees in our climate?…

  • Ninebark mildew

    I planted a Coppertina Ninebark two and a half years ago and it has been suffering from what I think might be powdery mildew. Its leaves are withering. How do I get rid of the mildew? The bush is shaded…

  • White fungus? on soil

    Hi, I am trying to grow basil from seed and about a week ago shoots appeared. When the soil in the pot got dry, I watered it but now a strange white film, which I am guessing is fungus, has…

  • Cherry Tree Disease – Canker

    I have a cherry tree (Stella).  Its 14 years old and I’ve found out it has canker.  One is pretty significant and another two are on the branch collar of the lowest branches.  Can you tell me what I should…

  • White spots on Orchid soil

    There are white spots in the soil and on the roots of my moth orchid?  What are they and how do I get rid of them?…

  • 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…

  • African violets

    I have had success in growing african violets in small pots on the kitchen sink window ledge, but some of them kept getting white fuzzy spots on the leaves a few years ago. It does not seem to harm their…

  • Sterilizing wooden containers

    I have containers made of pine with hardwood bases. What is the best way to sterilize the pine wood and hardwood in the containers so that any fungus harboured in the wood (we had early blight last summer for the…

  • Spinach problems

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

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