Dying Katsura Japanese Maple

Hi there, We planted a mature Katsura Japanese Maple in our front south facing yard about 5 years ago. It is currently about 12 feet tall and 5 ft wide. It initially thrived with lots of new growth, but in…

Fruit trees are not producing

Can you tell me the possible reasons why my apple, pear and cherry trees have no fruit this year even though they all had numerous blossoms in the spring. I have noticed numerous gypsy moths in my garden. A Norway…

Peony

Hi, my herbaceous peony’s leaves are turning brown. I am in Toronto, Sunny spot. Could you please advice what I should do? Thanks,…

Tree needed near house

HI, I have planted quite a few trees around my backyard, and recently dug up a large bush that was over 13 feet high. It has left a large “whole” in my privacy for next door neighbors and myself, and…

Climbing hydrangea in wrong spot?

Hello, I’ve had this climbing hydrangea in a pot for a few weeks right in the spot where I am going to plant it (it’s tile on the floor so I have a 2 feet planter). Since the first week,…

Woody Potentilla- In need of moving?

Location: West End Toronto, hardiness zone 7 Soil: Very sandy, drains readily Hello, My question is regarding a Yellow Cinquefoil Shrub. When it was originally planted (15+ years ago) it was in a full/part sun area and thrived as a…

To cull?

Hi there, a prior owner planted rose of Sharon, lilac and rose bushes all together in a corner, it’s lovely. You’ll see in the picture though that there are now 3 rose of Sharon, one lilac and a rose bush.…

Katsura Tree

My usually healthy and very large four-trunk Katsura tree (15+ yrs) – has been dropping shriveled dry black leaves. I sweep them from deck every day – not many (20 or so) – BUT it is very concerning. Please advise…

Tomato plants

Hi I was wondering how often I should water my tomato plants in my garden in this extreme heat ? They have been in the ground for about a week now Also I have a couple tomatoes in planters 16×14…