Please Identify tree injury

In wet fall conditions on the forest loam (shaded) at Salerno Lake near Kinmount Ontario this very tall, possible balsam poplar, was found with a perfectly circular, light beige patch as seen in the attached picture. Thanks for any suggestions…

No Fall Colour on Linden

We have a very mature Linden which turns yellow in the Fall. Sometimes, in the past, parts have even turned yellow prematurely. But this year there is no yellow; it is just dropping it’s leaves which are still green. This…

Planting a Forest Pansy redbud to shade my deck

Hello, I live in central Toronto I am looking for a small tree to shade my deck and patio table. Initially we planted a locust tree but the light leaves will not give us adequate shade from the sun. All…

Pleached tree Toronto

Hello, I am doing some research and haven’t been able to find someone provides either Pleached trees or Pleaching service in Toronto area. Can you please advice someone that provides this service. Thank You.…

Dead Locust Leaves

Do dead locust leaves mat down or do they decompose? Can I use them on my gardens over winter?…

Over Wintering Small Oak Trees in a Container

WE LIVE NEAR WASAGA BEACH ON AGREAGE WITH A REAR FOREST. WE JUST UNDUG TWO SMALL OAK TREES AND PUT THEM IN TWO LARGE POTS WITH GOOD SOIL AND SOIL FROM THEIR ROOT HOLES. THEY ARE NOW ON MY DECK…

Do I keep the leader on my paperbark maple?

Hi there — we’ve had our paperbark maple for over two years now. I love the leaves and textured bark (when raccoons & squirrels aren’t removing it). But the leader has been bare this whole time as have a few…

Fresh Wood Chips

Hello – Are there any risks or concerns to applying wood chips to the soil in a very shady back garden with only evergreen shrubs, vines and a cherry blossom tree? I’d like to turn the garden space into a…

Emerald Cedar Tree Dying

Hi  I live in Brampton and planted 15 of ceder tree in june at my backyard. I dig 2ft by 2ft and also put some top soil with sheep manuare mix and planted. I watered a month and it was…