black bugs on calendula flower stems

Hello, My calendula flower stems keep getting these small black bugs that I cannot get rid of. What causes it and how can I avoid them? Are the seeds stil good to be gathered even though they sometimes are full…

Wisteria leaves turning yellow

My wisteria plant was doing just fine then got spider-mite, I sprayed it with a mixture of dish soap and water, and now two weeks later it seems not to be growing and the leaves are turning blotchy yellow. I…

Flea Beetles

I am getting ready to plant radishes, arugula and lettuce in raised planters with potting soil.  Last year my radishes and arugula were attacked by Flea beetles.  Is there anything I can do to prevent and control them?  I live…

Euonymus Tree Rejuvenation?

I live in Barrie, ON. I have a euonymus tree that is not doing well this year at all. It did have some green leaves and new growth in the spring, but those have since shriveled and fallen off (see…

Small Yellow Bumps on Outdoor Flowering Vine

  One of my outdoor plants – a flowering, climbing vine – started to show some tiny little yellow bumps growing on the vines and leaves. I’ve attached two photos. I’m not sure what these bumps are, or what they…

Camperdown Weeping Elm Tree

Hi This tree about 5 feet tall 3 years old srarting last year the leaves turned brownish dried up and fell off around August. This year the same thing has started leaves are turning again very dry then I pull…

Kale Insects

I live in north Toronto. Have 8 different kinds of herbs in my backyard garden and all are doing well BUT something is eating the kale really badly. See the attached pictures. Any idea what it is and how to…

Bugs on eggplant

Do you know how to treat the bug that is only appearing on eggplants?…

Are leafhoppers common on Rising Sun Redbud

I have this tiny long green insect (about 3mm) on the underside of my Rising Sun Redbud leaves. From my research, it appears to look very similar to a leafhopper. Are leafhoppers common on Redbuds and in Ontario. What would…