trumpet vine sudden wilting and dropped leaves

~ 28yr old trumpet vine on pergola has suddenly wilted and dropped most of its leaves in 2nd week of August, in Toronto, sandy soil. Leaves get brown splotches on them then shrivel and drop. Approx 9 weeks ago, new…

Will I see my peonies next season?

The brownish bush is(or was) my second peony bush, which I hoped would survive some nearby construction. I took away the root ball of the other bush last week, but there wasn’t much left, except something the size of a…

Protective Covering for Shrubs and Perennials

Resident in North York. Contractors have dug up our front garden (while repairing our leaking basement), including perennials, shrubs, small trees and bulbs, leaving roots and root balls exposed in clumps on our front lawn. I have meanwhile loosely covered…

Magnolia bud drop

I have a client with a mature magnolia in a small raised bed that may have been disturbed by construction.  It is dropping very small, almost pencil eraser sized (on the end of a pencil), buds onto driveway… Can you…

My beautiful knot garden of hick’s yews are dead!

My neighbour did a total landcape redesign of his front walkway and stairs which boarders very closely to my beautiful 12 year old well established and healthy hicks yews. I covered them with burlap this winter as i always do…