New Oak tree planting

We just moved into a new development that planted new oak trees in our yard. One didn’t look so good, so we had someone come out and take a look. Just below the ground he noticed the oak was planted…

Recommendation for plants

I am looking for suggestion on which plants to use to fill up the empty spots in my front yard. It is facing south and gets quite a bit of sunlight in the morning and afternoon. The big tree provides…

privacy tree for small garden

I am looking for privacy tree for my small backyard. A tree that grows like cyprus tree tall and not too wide in circumference. Any suggestion.. i was told emerld green will be too big for my backyard. Need some…

Pleached Beech Tree

We have done extensive research on the type of tree that we want to pleach to provide privacy down our fence line, but now that we’re ready to plant, we can’t find them! I’m looking for nurseries that sell trees…

Pests on Cherry Tree

Hello, We have a beautiful and large cherry tree. The tree produces a lot of fruit. Unfortunately, we have these small worms in the fruit (white-ish, sometimes kind of see through). The tree has buds now. How can we ensure…

Winter Damaged Roses

Should I cut the rose stems back to the new growth at the base of my roses?…

Growth pattern of fruit trees

Hello Master Gardeners: I have a question regarding the growth pattern of fruit trees (apple and pear). Does vertical growth come from the base of the trunk or does most of it come from the top (and tips of branches)…

Growing a peach tree

We live in Toronto and our soil is moist, but not wet. Our soil has sand silt and a little bit of clay. Is our climate and soil suited for fruit trees? I want to grow a peach tree from…