Mature Cedar Turning Yellow

Hi I have mature cedars which are suddenly filled with Spider Web and Moth, I keep removing the spider webs and they keep coming back. I usually Fertilize them with 30-10-10 from April to Sep but I noticed this year…

Euonymous Damage

I have extensive damage to my euonymous plant this spring, I guess caused by winter weather. Large portions of this mature shrub are brown leaved/dead. The bottom part of the shrub is fine; it’s just the top and middle. Can…

Green caterpillars on boxwood

I live in Toronto and for the second year I find green caterpillars on my boxwood. Last June I picked up by hand at least 200 of them. Yesterday I noticed droppings underneath the boxwood shrub which was nearly denuded…

BLIGHTED BOXWOODS

EIGHT OUT OF MY TEN BOXWOODS ARE EITHER DEAD OR DYING. tHEY ARE ABOUT 12 YEARS OLD AND HAVE DONE WELL WITHOUT MUCH HELP. iN THE LAST MONTH, THEY GOT VERY SICK. iS THIS A BLIGHT/INFECTION. i DO NOT WANT…

Emerald Cedar Bugs/ Damage

Hello, Wondering if anyone can help to identify the bugs I captured off of my emerald cedar trees. The branches seem to be drying out and dying off in sections / limbs of the tree. I applied Cygon to the…

holes in the ground of my backyard

Hi Please see attached picture. I see fast moving look like flies flying around these holes and sometime I see them land inside these holes but very fast to catch or see how they look like. Any idea what are…

Something killing our plants

There is something (blight perhaps?) killing our well established backyard plants. There appears to be small bugs all over our Mandarin honeysuckle but it is still doing ok, but the lilac bush beside it barely came back this year ans…

Corner property city tree

Hello we used to have a beautiful birch tree on our corner property (no sidewalks) which was stunning but was eventually overcome by borers. Some options that were suggested: Redmond Linden, Cucumber Tree or Kentucky Coffeetree. We personally like the…

Insects on salad

Hello I hope you are doing well. I was wondering if you can help me with a bit of a worry I have. Last week I was pulling some salad (I believe escarole but not sure) from my garden as…