Cherry Tree – Dead Leaves and No Fruit

Attached are the photos of my Cherry Tree. It is located at North York, Ontario. The flowers/blooms came alright. Then suddenly leaves started becoming yellow and now fully died. No fruits.  How can I get fruits? Greatly appreciate your help.…

Moths

I have 2 large black locust trees which this year for the first time ever, had furry black caterpillars about one inch in length. Now there seems to be a large number of brown moths fluttering everywhere. Any suggestions to…

Tricolor beech turned copper in spring

After transplanting the tree two years ago about twenty feet, it has done poorly. The leaves hardly turned tricolor before turning copper. The soil here on the York ridges moraine is sandy. When transplanting it, we filled the hole with…

Damaged Trunk on a Japanese Maple

I have a beautiful Japanese maple with a trunk that is split on the north side, perhaps due to winter freeze-thaw. The tree still appears healthy, but I am concerned about this and am wondering if there is anything I…

Black walnut toxicity

Our small Cambridge back yard is next to a black walnut tree and we want to expand our small single raised bed to several beds to develop a bit of a permaculture food mini-forest and increase our veggie production. We…

New Garden Next Door to a Black Walnut

I have recently installed a new garden in my backyard. My next door neighbour has a mature black walnut tree and I am concerned about a red cut leaf Japanese maple I have planted about 25 feet away from it.…

New Oak Trees Sprouting from the Bottom

I have two new small oak trees that are growing new branches from the lower part of the trunk. My garden faces the Humber River and is surrounded by many oaks, so I know I have suitable conditions for these…

Planting beneath trees

I live in Brampton (clay soil) and have 3 huge 50ft blue spruce trees in my front yard. Until now, we have kept them with their bottom branches sweeping the ground. However, since it is thinning near the bottom, we…

Lace Leaf Japanese Maple – Brown leaves

I have a well established(10+ years) green lacy Japanese maple that is 4 feet tall and 5 feet wide in my well protected backyard. It was planted in full shade and has begun getting a little more light in the…

Rose of Sharon not leafing

I have a large Rose of Sharon that I cut back to about 7 feet last fall. It has not leafed at all and it is now almost August. Surprisingly all the limbs are supple and after cutting one I…