Indoor Gardenia & Clerodendrum thomsoniae plants

Hello. I have questions about these two plants. I have had the Cleodendrum plant for many years and this winter it seems to be struggling. Many of the leaves have turned yellow and have fallen. I land it does not…

My Ficus is not doing well

My Ficus has not been doing well for about a month now. I understand they are finnicky and it might be due to the change in season. I initially had the ficus in my bedroom, which does not receive a…

Zucchini leaf insect damage?

Why are my zuccini plant leaves getting decimated. I can’t see any bugs. We are spraying with a enviro friendly bug spray. Doesn’t help.…

Black dots on orange tree

Hi, we have an indoor ornamental orange tree, the leaves of which have developed black dots on the underside. An image is attached. What could be the cause and the treatment? Thank you.…

Boxwood Leaf Miner

Hello, I know I have leaf miner affecting my pyramid boxwood. Would it be wise for me to prune off as much of the “infected” leaves now, (May 17) before the adults emerge in a few weeks and begin mating…

Bee gardening

i never realized i was my bugs worst enemy. i usually dont give insect nests etc a thought in my zeal to make the garden clean but i guess ive just been trashing them annually im wondering how (when) to…

Growing Bell Peppers – Insect infestation

Hi, I have an allotment garden and last season had success growing pepper plants and getting them to flower and fruit but a black bug seemed to burrow into my plants and destroy much of the fruit. Other gardeners at…

Hornbeam and Beech tree diseases

I live near High Park and I was considering planting european beech trees or hornbeam but I just came across some information about diseases in them. Is this a serious enough condition to find another tree and if so are…

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…