• Ailing Japanese Maple

    I live in mid-town Toronto and have an ailing 30 year old Japanese Maple.  It is a lovely 30 foot plus tree, and it has added to the beauty and charm of my home.  However, in the last while I…

  • Identify a plant

    I found this strange plant growing in my vegetable garden 2 weeks ago. Do you know what it is? It appears alien?

  • Green ash over 50 yrs. loses a lot of leaf parts

    Leaves fall and there is some subsequent regrowth but not full.…

  • Large ant hill in garden

    We need to destroy a very large ant hill, circumference of 2 feet, height 6 inches, in a garden. Ground cover covers it. We have been using Ant Out (diatomaceous earth) and garden ant bait as well as boiling water.…

  • Small apricot trees growing in pots

    Hello!! I live in Toronto, and I’m trying to grow apricots so I can bring them to our property in Prince Edward county. We started them indoors and eventually, after hardening of course, we brought them to our balcony, but…

  • Full Sun patch for bees

    I have a 3ft by 8ft patch in my side yard with full sun exposure (no neighbour on that side) and a brick wall as backing. It was used as a veggie patch but we are away in the summer…

  • Lily bugs

    I have lily bugs on my asiatic lily. I’m wondering how to get rid of them. Do I need to destroy my lilies? I live in New Brunswick.…

  • Chlorosis of plants

    Last year, a rose in my garden had almost white leaves with green veins. That rose did not make it through the winter. A group of seven emerald cedars are characterized by lighter coloured foliage with some small areas dying.…

  • white flying insects

    How do you to kill tiny white flying insects. I think it might be Silver Leaf White Fly. Ornamental sweet potato plant Climate zone 8 Full to partial sun Potted Soil Type – Potting Soil Fertilize when needed Leaves look…

  • Fruit flies or fungus gnats

    I live in Manitoba ( zone 3 ) and I have three potted plants ( Hibiscus, Holly and Norfolk Pine ) which were on my deck all summer and have now brought in for the winter. Since bringing them in…

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