Box Tree Moth: A Toronto Master Gardeners Garden Guide

Toronto is the epicentre of a North American infestation of the box tree moth, Cydalima perspectalis¬†(Walker). The arrival of this invasive pest was officially announced by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency in November 2018. The moth crossed into the…

Brown Boxwood Leaves

Our boxwood plants seem to be suffering…brown leaves, sparse foliage this spring. I see others in the neighbourhood like this. Ours sit close to the house in a west facing garden, sun/partial sun situation. This is a mature plant approx…

Boxwood blight

Can you help confirm if I have boxwood blight? The two pictures are from two separate hedges. If it is, can I spray now? I also would like a confirmation so I can report it to Landscape Ontario. I am…

dead boxwood hedge

It got a disease and is dead. Can I pull it out and just replace it with new boxwood plants – is the soil safe.…

Replacing Boxwood

Do you think it is safe to start replacing Boxwood after last year’s blight???…

Boxwood

Hi! We have a flower bed beside a decorative wall/bench in our backyard. The wall divides the yard from stone to grass. We would like to plant boxwood in the bed along the wall because we know that we can…

Boxwood Blight

Is there a treatment for boxwood blight? I have three affected shrubs, not dead but definitely diseased.…