Tomato and Pepper plants indoor dieback

Last year when I was starting peppers and tomatoes in an indoor electrically lighted/heated area when I experienced a big yellowing phenomena in primarily tomatoes and peppers. My watermellons also suffered, but I think I started them too early, so…

Fiddle leaf fig – black spots on leaves

I think I may have overwatered my fiddle leaf. The top leaf has dark black spots. Wondering what I should do about it. I sprayed fungal spray on the leafs in case it is a fungal infection…

Zinnias and Powdery Mildew

The zinnias I planted were doing very well but have developed some white dusty leaves and aren’t looking as healthy. What am I doing wrong? Over-watering? Is this mould?…

Ailing Plum Tree

Hi I was wondering if you might be able to tell me what is going on with my plum tree and how I might be able to help it. From the attached pictures it seem 1/2 of it might be…

a fungus amongus?

Hi there, After planting four herbs in a container, I noticed a white growth starting to form on the top of the soil. I believe within a day it turned a weird tan color. Are the herbs safe to eat?…

Growth at Tree Base- Dead Man’s Fingers

I’m curious as to what is growing at the base of my tree and whether or not I should do anything about it. There are a number of nodules just below the grass line and are attached to the tree…

Cherry Tree Mold?

Greetings, I’ve just moved from Ontario out to BC (Kamloops) and unfortunately the cherry tree in the yard some sort of growth on the side of it. I’m not much of a gardener but I have been on the Toronto…

White Mold in Soil

Hello, I live in Toronto, zone 7a. When turning the soil in our home made square foot container box last week, I found something that appears to be white mould in large quantities. I have been gardening for many years,…

Backyard Trees Infestation

I have Apple,Pear,Cherry and grape vines.They all get infected early in the spring with black spot,scab…? The leaves on the pears get spots they later turn brown and entire branches die out.the leaves on the grape vine they grow clasters…

Protecting Trees and Plants from Fungus and Bugs

Hello. First: thank you for volunteering for this site! I live in Guelph, Ontario in the beautiful downtown residential area and I have several plants and trees that have been ruined by bugs and fungus by July, August. The ones…