Problems with a Serviceberry Tree

My serviceberry is covered with white fluff on the underside of most of its leaves. It is producing berries at this time. I have sprayed the leaves they’ve using a product by Safers. This problem happens every summer. The tree…

Can I plant burlapped trees in summer?

I am in Toronto and would like to plant some large trees (deciduous and evergreen) in in a part shade garden, compacted type soil. I would also like to plant some cedars in a sunny location. Should I wait till…

Red maple tree

My tree did not come back well this spring. I only have a few tufts of red leaves as shown in the photo, compared to a full size tree last year. Upon the advice of a gardener I trimmed the…

Half bloomed hydrangeas

Help, my Annabelle hydrangeas are only half blooming…its mid July…any chance they will fully open? Anything I can do? The bush beside it is blooming fine. Here are photos. THANK YOU.…

Photinia as a privacy hedge

I am wondering if a Photinia hedge can grow tall and as a privacy hedge. I would like it to grown about 10-12 feet tall. The colours are so beautiful. If has about 3 feet in depth to grow and…

Tree Care

I live in Barrie, ON and 18 months ago, the city put this tree on our front yard. I thought it was a goner last year, but this year the foilage is better, but there are entire branches that seem…

Kousa dogwoods

I have 4 Kousa dogwoods that have bloomed beautifully the last 3 years. I definitely dying, 1is sort of OK and is blossoming and the other 2 look I’ll. The leaves are shriveling and the flower and leaf has this…

tri coloured beech tree and chinese dogwood

Both trees are located in the west facing area of our yard. The Beech is in the middle of the yard with good drainage and the Dogwood is at the rear of the yard where it unfortunately sat in a…

Mount Airy Fothergilla

I have been given the above shrub and am trying to find a suitable location for it. It is a full sun/part sun plant. My questions concern the following: the tag say it will grow to 6’ with a 5’…

Caryopteris Wilting

My wilting 4-year-old caryopteris is one of 4 plants, all in the same location. The other 3 are fine. It perks up after a heavy rain, but wilts within a day. I do trim it back by 1/3 each spring…