Pear trellis rust

Hello, I have two pear trees which unfortunately have pear trellis rust. I have tried spraying with horticultural oil and liquid lime sulphur in the spring, but to no avail – the orange lesions have returned. I have received advice…

REDBUD

My condo has a rooftop garden on the 6th floor. We do the gardening ourselves. We are thinking about planting a Redbud in one of beds, for its colour. Is this a good idea? Our planters are large beds about…

Trees for privacy in a small space

I have a small space in my garden that is about 9 or 10 feet wide by 7 or 8 feet deep which I need to plant.  This section of garden is fenced by a high wooden fence but unfortunately,…

What is this tree?

Can you tell me what this tree is? It’s currently about 8′ tall. Thanks…

Can I plant now in mid-August?

I am a first time home buyer and have a nice space in front porch which I feel to do gardening. 1. My front porch is facing west, there are three place that I plan to do plant i)Two small…

replacing a ‘blighted’ boxwood……

We are losing our old boxwood, likely to ‘boxwood blight’. It was an older plant (possibly a decade or two old) which was transplanted last Fall to a central sunny spot (from a partially shaded area), but this year it…

City trees – Ginkgo, Laburnum, Linden, Elm

What are the differences between Ginkgo, Laburnum, Little Leaf Linden and Pioneer  Elm.  What is the best tree as a street tree? Where can I see these after they have been planted?  …