Tree Identification

Good Morning, Could you help to figure out what kind of the tree (as attached) is? I try to buy a similar one for my backyard. Thanks Ren…

Walnut Tree – Potential Problem

Hello! I have extensive gardens around my house, which I bought 3 years ago. I removed all the grass on the property, and instead landscaped with perennials, shrubs and small trees. The neighbour behind my house has a small shed…

Black Walnuts Popping Up All Over The Place

Dear Master Gardeners, I’m a volunteer gardener at my Toronto apartment building. The problem that I’m going to tell you about is situated in a large concrete planter which hugs the side of my building; the planter is quite large;…

Black Walnut Resistant Grass

Hi, I have a shady back yard that is pestered by a Black Walnut tree on my neighbors yard. I am looking for suggestions of what grass I could grow that would survive albeit some additional tlc. I read this…

planting under black walnut

I understand redbud can be planted under black walnut. Can a weeping redbud work, knowing it is grafted on another type of tree, will the graft take the blackwalnut as well. If garden is on hill will this help with…

Serviceberry and Juglone

A previous Q&A states that Serviceberries are sensitive to juglone even though they are a native species. There is a lot of conflicting info on the web. My 20 yr. old Serviceberry is about 25 ft from my neighbour’s black…

Black walnut and raspberries

My neighbours have a 35 ‘ Black walnut (Juglans nigra) tree that I believe is affecting my once flourishing raspberry patch, which has been in decline for about 8-10 years. Is this tree the likely cause for the decline and…

non blooming tree peony

I live in North Toronto (Lawrence and Mt Pleasant) so zone 5? I have a tree peony in mid to late morning sun (almost full sun before a large black walnut leafs out. It’s situated along the edge of a…

Transplanting Flowering Dogwood Ornamental Tree

Hello! I planted my Dogwood 2 yrs ago beneath a large Black Walnut tree. It flowered the 1st year. No flowers the 2nd year. The 3rd year, I thought it was dead but, just recently, it started to show some…

What can I grow with Tree of heaven and Black Walnut?

We are in Toronto, with a space that has areas of full sun, part sun/shade, and full shade. Our back yard has about 80% coverage by tree of heaven roots. I’ve accepted that I must just continue pulling root systems…