• Kerria blight

    Have removed the diseased Kerrie. Is it safe to place any other plants in the soil. Should the, soil be treated in some way before planting?…

  • Pruning Purpleleaf Sand Cherry Shrubs

    I live in Niagara Falls (Zone 6b) and have recently planted a second purpleleaf sand cherry; the first one has been in the ground since 2015. The older shrub is in the back yard and receives full sun, while the…

  • Small Bugs Eating Shrubs

    I have an unidentified shrub? in the front that is getting hit with small catepillar like bugs. Not sure of the species of eithe the plant or the pests. Have been in the house for 3 years. The first year…

  • Hydrangea and Laurel design

    A landscaper suggested Hydrangea trees for the front of the house. The arched spot is 15′ wide and 8.5′ from the house to the tip of the arch. He suggested 5 otto lyuken laurels (3 behind and 2 in front)…

  • Plant Options in Front of a Window

    I have a front window that the front of it is bare. I have planted two small boxwood and hydrangeas. What else would you suggest that I put in to get the most impact?…

  • Tree Identification

    Is this a native tree to Ontario? Does it produce berries for birds? Can it grow in part shade?

  • Hydrangeas and Winter Kill

    My Endless Summer hydrangeas appear to have had their stems go dead. They are growing from the base of the plant. I live in Oshawa. The plant gets morning shade and afternoon sun. They were planted last year. I mounded…

  • Privet Hedge

    Have a privet hedge which has surrounded the house since the early ’50s -some bushes need to be replaced ie between some existing bushes Live in the Kingsway area of west Toronto -where are some places. I could purchase bushes…

  • Plant ID a tree in my garden

    I have some thing growing in my garden for 3 years, and it is almost 3 feet tall now. I am not sure what tree it is ?? Can you please help me check if this good to have,  or…

  • Removing a Ninebark shrub

    I would like to know how to permanently remove a rather large Ninebark bush from my back yard. The base is roughly 1 meter across, and the bush is getting close to 3 meters tall. It is in the middle…