Full Sun patch for bees

I have a 3ft by 8ft patch in my side yard with full sun exposure (no neighbour on that side) and a brick wall as backing. It was used as a veggie patch but we are away in the summer…

Lily bugs

I have lily bugs on my asiatic lily. I’m wondering how to get rid of them. Do I need to destroy my lilies? I live in New Brunswick.…

Chlorosis of plants

Last year, a rose in my garden had almost white leaves with green veins. That rose did not make it through the winter. A group of seven emerald cedars are characterized by lighter coloured foliage with some small areas dying.…

White flying insects

How do you to kill tiny white flying insects. I think it might be Silver Leaf White Fly. Ornamental sweet potato plant Climate zone 8 Full to partial sun Potted Soil Type – Potting Soil Fertilize when needed Leaves look…

Fruit flies or fungus gnats

I live in Manitoba ( zone 3 ) and I have three potted plants ( Hibiscus, Holly and Norfolk Pine ) which were on my deck all summer and have now brought in for the winter. Since bringing them in…

Rose chafer on my marigolds

I have this strange bug over my marigolds (20-30 on a plant). They appear to be eating the plant and mating. I am wondering if this is a pest (to be destroyed) or somehow beneficial to something. I live in…

Slugs

In my garden in Dundas, the slugs used to be oatmeal colour. Now they are orange, and a bit larger. What happened?…

Arrowhead plant

I brought this plant back to life with a new pot and soil about 7 mths. ago. Then I had to do Ed’s soap and water spray for bugs and it worked. Plant is very lush and putting out new…