Emerald Cedar Dying or Sunburnt?

I live in the GTA and have planted 10 6ft Emerald Cedars early this spring. They have all done really well until now with the exception of 1 which is now showing signs of trouble. They are planted along a…

Coral Bark Japanese maple

3 year old maple – 4 feet high – in well drained soil – 5/6 h of sunlight – zone 6A – approx. 1km from Lake Erie shore in Ridgeway – two thirds of crown is well leafed out with…

Japanese Maple Problem

Hi I planted a Japanese Maple about two years ago. Last fall I noticed a few of the top branches lost their leaves. This spring I noticed the problem had spread somewhat. I cut away the dead gray branches and…

Tree selection

Given climate change and the fact that my sapling sugar maple in the park has died, what is a tree species ? This would be something needing little or no maintenance. What is Toronto hardiness zone?…

Cherry Tree

My client has asked me to inquire about a cherry tree they are having to cut down. It has sentimental value to the owner and they are wondering if they could take a cutting of the tree and regrow it…

Shrubs for shade

Hello, we have a bare area near a low fence that we were hoping to plant a shrub for privacy. Unfortunately the area is very shaded (no direct sun) due to two large cedars in our yard and a very…

A Tree for Privacy

I live in Surrey, BC and have an east facing backyard that we don’t use as much as I would like because I have always wished we had more privacy. Our lot is roughly 35’ long by 20’ and we…

Weeping Mulberry tree with patches of bare branches

Tree over 20 years old in fairly sheltered spot, facing North and in Upper Beaches area. Since Spring complete branches devoid of leaves. Buds started to form but died. Rest of tree fine and bore fruit. Some crinkly browning of…

Pear Rust?

These leaves are on our tree in North York. Are these pear rust?…