Pear Tree

In the last 2 years my pear tree has had its leaves covered with orange discolouring and no pears are produced. Tiny mites are visible.  Other trees in the neighbourhood have been affected.  Can the tree be saved and/or cured…

Spraying

Is it necessary to spray a peach tree and if so what would be considered organic and safe?…

Cherry Tree Disease – Canker

I have a cherry tree (Stella).  Its 14 years old and I’ve found out it has canker.  One is pretty significant and another two are on the branch collar of the lowest branches.  Can you tell me what I should…

White spots on Orchid soil

There are white spots in the soil and on the roots of my moth orchid?  What are they and how do I get rid of them?…

Indoor Weeping Fig is dropping its leaves

My weeping fig is diseased. Its leaves are turning yellow and falling off. They will drop off if touched. There is a white, waxy substance at the base of each leaf. What should I do?    …

Blue Spruce Decline

I have 2 blue Spruce (not sure which cultivar) that are showing browning of the tips (see pictures) They are growing on the south side of the house in Aurora. There is some shade from the Ash to the south…

Emerald green cedar turning brown

My landscaper planted several 6-feet cedar last year. Three browned and died. He replaced them last April. Now the same three start to brown again. I watered them everyday in the summer to make sure they are not dry. The…

Dwarf Alberta Spruce black stems

Hi, this is truly the worst year for problems with plants in my garden…My Dwarf Alberta Spruce all of a sudden developed blackening of the stems and I had to remove some branches. It looks like a pest or a…

Impatiens Dying

I have planted impatiens for many many years with little problems. This year, after growing and looking beautiful they suddenly go rubbery and wild and die. Looks a lot like when they get frost in the fall. Any ideas what…

Dark spots and eaten leaves on perennials

My plants leaves are turning dark brown and curl up; it was started from one of the purple cornflowers, then it spread to the other purple cornflowers, bee balm and hydrangea. Most of them are new plants in my yard…