Saucer magnolia care

I have a 30 year old saucer magnolia. This year sticky white patches grew all over its branches, dripping wet sticky substance. What are they and how do I get rid of them? As the tree has grown too big…

Sucker roots on apple tree?

We recently planted an apple tree (2yrs old, I think). I’ve been reading about sucker roots possibly growing from the scion, if you bury the graft when planting. I can’t tell if this is what’s happening to our tree or…

Plant /grass disease

I live in S/W Mississauga (Clarkson). Last week I noticed the leaves on my Black Beauty Elderberry were turning black. I cut off all branches that were effected and sprayed it with Horticultural Oil Insect Spray. I’m not sure if…

Rose of sharon

I live in the toronto Beach area. My backyard is on the west side of the house. Last year I created a garden bed that is 30 inches by 84 inches. The bed is enclosed by a driveway and stone…

Magnolia scale

Our magnolia tree is infested with magnolia scale. Can I hire a licensed company to apply a systemic soil drench such as cygon 2E? In the past , I have tried spraying the scales off with a power sprayer, but…

Tree care

I have noticed sawdust at the base of a tree in our front yard. There also is sap running from very small holes throughout many branches.What should I do? I am located in Toronto. I’m unsure of the type of…

Yew

I have a yew in my shade garden. Shrub was planted last spring and didn’t grow much last summer. This year it has put out a lot of new growth and still is, but the middle is turning brown and…

Maple tree seed

Hi I am from Mexico, and in vacation in Toronto, I am looking for maple tree .…

Bark damage to eastern redbud

Hi, I have an Eastern Redbud, the wind broke off 2 large branches, is there anything I can put on the tree to protect it from the elements as the bark is torn away. Thanks,…