pear trellis rust

Hi, I believe our ornamental pear trees have trellis rust. We have five in total. They are planted next to cedars not junipers. We do have junipers in the front of the house and are unsure if surrounding neighbours also…

Hydrangea not flowering

Following up on an earlier question from someone in Ottawa with a non-flowering hydrangea which flowered beautifully last year. I have the same problem and did not prune the hydrangea at all so that is not a factor. Last year…

Weed tree — what is it?

I am noticing these everywhere – including along my neighbour’s fence near my house. It grows very very quickly. The leaves are kind of furry. I’m sure everyone knows this but me, but the only invasive weedy tree I have…

rose of sharon bush

when is best time to trim rose of sharon and how much can you take off. Mine is rather large and I am tempted to cut it well back?…

Fungal infection of Tulip Tree

Our Liriodendron seems to be badly infected. Lots of leaves with black spots. Lots of leaves yellowing and dropping. Found paper on Internet re infection by 2 species of fungus tat cause the symptoms our tree is showing. It had…

planting a tree between 2 toronto driveways

i live in midtown toronto with a 2 and half feet wide strip of grass (on my property) that is between mine and my neighbours east facing driveways. The grass is currently covered with black plastic. I would like to…

Chinese Beauty Bush

Good morning! I recently moved to Pickering where the soil ends to be rock-hard clay approximately ten to twelve inches under the top-soil. I planted a Chinese Beauty Bush along the west fence where it gets about 6 hours of…

White ash tree and excessive key production

Our 50+ year old white ash tree has produced more keys this year than ever in the 34 years we have lived here. It is planted in our sunny backyard in Don Mills, very near the TBG, and has been…