White Spots on Rhodo Leaves

IMG_2237.JPG The leaves on my dwarf rhododendron have little white spots. What is the cause and how do I treat it?…

Tree Damage by Squirrels

The snow has melted, and I find ample tree branch clippings around the bases of my trees, in particular Evergreen. They have been pruned off by the squirrels. I noticed a comment here about using Skoot as a deterrent. It…

Digiplexis- Pest infestation

I have two digiplexis plants. They are not hardy here. I’ve had them for 3 years. This year they were infested by house flies when I had them out in the garden. I don’t know where the house flies lived…

Coneflowers Lack Petals

Former southern Ont resident now in zone 3. Have several clumps of Magnus or Ruby Star Echinacea. Last year some clumps (in part sun) have green cones but lack petals.  Happened again this year. Is it a virus and if…

Curculio

Hello, I’m looking for tactics I can use against curculios attacking my Walnut trees (black walnut, English walnut, and heartnut). The weevil lays eggs into developing nutlets and new growth. I pick up aborted nutlets and prune off infected foliage…

Rose chafer beetles

I have been picking and drowning these monsters by the thousands for 3 years but they persist. Is there some type of trap that I can make? I have a large property so could attract them away from the the…

Globe Blue Spruce

black caterpillars all over bush…killing needles …how do I save this bush?…