Blue spruce

My blue spruce is 3 years old.  I noticed it has grown but there is thin growth on the inside of the tree – you can see the branches and trunk very well.  Is this tree lacking something?…

Potted Blue Spruce

my potted blue spruce was moved outdoors a few weeks ago and subsequently all it’s new growth has gone limp and the wee tree looks ‘unhappy’….any help, suggestions would be very much appreciated…

Globe Blue Spruce

black caterpillars all over bush…killing needles …how do I save this bush?…

Globe Blue Spruce with Brown Needles

I have a globe blue spruce on which the needles have begun turning brown. It looked very healthy earlier in the spring. It is in a garden facing north that has quite heavy clay soil. It is about three years…

Sudden Infestation of a Blue Spruce

Hello, we have two dwarf blue spruce plants in our front yard and our neighbour has a very similar plant that she says is a “tree” rather than a dwarf – I’m not sure of the differences, but hers when…

Blue spruce no longer blue

I planted a three foot blue spruce last fall. After being completely buried in snow all winter it has turned green with the exception of the new growth. Is there anything I can do to fix this ? Thank you…

blue spruce brown on bottom, but perfect on top

Live in Colorado Springs, which is very dry. I think the tree was not watered during the winter a couple of years ago. The top looks wonderful. Do I cut off the bottom branches? Just got a letter from the…

Spruce tree

This spruce tree is in the Richmond Hill area, Ontario. It faces North and receives a good amount of light in the open front yard of the house. This spring (2013) it began to change in colour from the usual…

Blue birch tree – help

Dear Master Gardener, We have planted a blue birch tree in our front yard two summers ago, but lately it hasn’t been doing very well (since spring). Many of its needles are brown, although the top of the tree is…