Problems with a Serviceberry Tree

My serviceberry is covered with white fluff on the underside of most of its leaves. It is producing berries at this time. I have sprayed the leaves they’ve using a product by Safers. This problem happens every summer. The tree…

Apple & cherry trees

Hello, Our cherry tree has no leaves or fruit this year. The Apple tree next to it has very few leaves on it. Some are curling, brown and very few healthy leaves on bottom of tree. We have an espalier…

Cherry blossom tree diseased?

Hi there. I have some type of blossoming tree which was beautiful early spring. But once it lost its blossoms it has really suffered. It looks like some kind of fungus or disease. Any advice?…

Plum tree fertilizer

1) I planted a American plum tree, a Canada Plum tree and a Tecumseh Plum Tree last year. They are healthy. But I want to know what kind of fertilizer and soil I should use. I want to avoid chemical…

Growing a peach tree

We live in Toronto and our soil is moist, but not wet. Our soil has sand silt and a little bit of clay. Is our climate and soil suited for fruit trees? I want to grow a peach tree from…

Trellis rust on Pear Tree

I have 2 pear trees that look nice in spring but suffer every summer and fall from trellis rust, an ugly fungus that apparently overwinters in Junipers. The city’s ornamental ‘Chanticleer’ pear first showed it and later my dwarf fruit…

A Fig Tree

I would appreciate an answer as to why, my fig tree becomes laden with figs in late august, and never gets to ripen, while waiting it gets cold and all the figs are frozen. This happens each year. Thank you…

apple seeds

hello! i was curious… a month ago, i cut a honey crisp apple I bought from the store and 4 of the seeds had germinated. I’ve never seen this in my life so i decided to plant them in soil,…

Planted Lemon Seeds in a Pot

the lemon plant is getting big. I transplanted once already to a bigger pot and the plant has been outside all summer, its getting big. My question is: can this plant be left outside in a pot during the winter.…