• Oakleaf Hydrangeas

    I replanted my plants last winter as I realized they were too low in the soil, looked terrible, and I pruned extensively. We had, as you know, torrential rains this past winter. Plants are in semi shade not getting any…

  • Magnolia Shrub (approx. 14 inches high and 20 inches wide.)

    the leaves look like a bug is eating leaves (chewing edge of leaves and into leaf) also very few flower bubs. Shrub is about 5 years old. Also some brown and black spots.…

  • Lilac tree looking thin and blooms are sparse

    We have a lilac tree that is getting thinner looking each year and has fewer blooms each year. As you can see in thd phito, the blooms are not full and there sre several branches with nothing on them. There…

  • Bark Peeling on Serviceberry

    My serviceberry is 10 years old and the bark is pealing on the old growth. Although some of the branches have died it still has lots of green leaves on the remaining branches and also has new growth from runners.…

  • 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?