Acer Palmatum ‘Dissectum’ – die-back?

Hello! Question about my Japanese maple, which I’m concerned did not come through the winter very well. You can see in the attached photo (apologies for the focus – iphone is hard to get it right up close) that some…

Blue Spruce Shrub – Insects and Needle Drop

Location – Cambridge, Ontario Partial Shade We moved to our home last year and found that the 2 blue spruce shurbs were losing all of the needles on the tips. (trunks approx. 4″ dia) The nearby overgrown euonymous had scale…

Japanese Maple

I have a 3-year old Japanese Maple that is partially bare this Spring. There is some vigorous growth at the bottom and another branch at the top, but most of the top is bare. I have waited thinking it might…