Scale on bay laurel

In the house I have a Bay Laurel tree that is about 24″ tall and it’s showing signs of scale. I submerged the plant upside down in a 5 gallon pail with water and detergent and it seemed to get…

Pruning floral fairy roses

Hello I was wondering if all these dead leaves will fall off this rose bush or should I take them off. There are buds everywhere. I will prune some but wondering if these leaves should be taken off as well.…

Pruning Gooseberry

  My gooseberry did not have much fruit last year. Also how do I correctly prune it?…

Maple Tree in Backyard damaged via storm

Back in february we had a major snowstorm that broke three branches from our tree. These area major part of the tree. The buds are still coming out of them. Is it possible to graft it or tape it up…

Hydrangea Types

Could you explain the difference between the types of hydrangeas? I am confused as to which is a PeeGee, an Annabelle or a Limelight? Are they all the same variety just different colours? If you can direct me to a…

When to Prune Oakleaf Hydrangea

  I have a 7 ft tall Oakleaf Hydrangea Hedge that has become too large and wide at the side of my driveway. It is obstructing getting the car into and out of the garage. When can I prune it?…

Cherry Tree Disease – Canker

I have a cherry tree (Stella).  Its 14 years old and I’ve found out it has canker.  One is pretty significant and another two are on the branch collar of the lowest branches.  Can you tell me what I should…

Carol Mackie daphne

I live in New Lowell Ontario I have a beautiful mature daphne in front of my living room window but I think it is too big for that spot. It has morning sun and afternoon house shade. I would like…

Cedar tree death

Hello. I just noticed that 3 of the large cedar trees at my cottage near Grand Bend have died. I looked up cedar leaf minor on the web but not sure if this is the problem. These trees are part…