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…

Bella Palm turns yellow

I have Bella Palm for a couple of years. Used to be very good but it turned yellow (and even kind of white at the centre of some leaves) in the past two months or so. I applied plant food…

Chinch bug problem in Mississauga

Good morning, I have a corner lot and I have many patches damaged by chinch bugs. Any solution? It looks awful in many spots. What can I do? Is it right time to ask lawn care company to spray next…

Unusual insect in Vancouver

Is this an invasive insect in Vancouver? Never seen him before Antennae appear ungainly Unsure footing of back legs on leaf edge Handsome black and white May be able to fly…