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…

Browning, crowded, cedar hedge

I purchased a home with a cedar hedge in my backyard 6 years ago. 15 trees were planted too close together. The trees get enough sun and rain coverage. I’m in zone 6. I think the soil is loam. For…

Dying Lawn

I’m having a problem where 2/3 of my backyard is dying/dead. We re-sodded the yard in the fall of 2016. The soil in our area of south Etobicoke is very sandy so we put down a 2-3 inch layer of…

Trees Looking Unhealthy – Serviceberry, Laburnum

I live in Toronto. At the back of my townhouse garden (facing south), I have a serviceberry tree one of several planted 17 years ago. Mine is now looking unhealthy – leaves curling up. It can’t be lack of water…

Spruce with Rusty-Looking Needles

I live 25 miles north of Toronto and have clay soil. Some of my spruce trees’ needles, especially those facing south, look sunburnt, and then drop. The trees are 5 years old and look healthy, Is there anything I can…

Browning on transplanted 9′ White Spruce

We transplanted five 9-foot tall White Spruce trees from just Stouffville to Toronto, towards the end of August, 2014. All seemed well, but a week ago, three of the five trees started browning at the lower level (as seen in…