New Magnolia Tree

We put in a Magnolia tree this year it’s almost six feet tall.(western exposure full sun) I just need to know what to do with it before we get any frost. Is it safe to say it will need to…

Seed Pod

We came across this seed pod in Craigleigh Gardens, Rosedale, Toronto. It came from quite a large tree nearby. Can you please identify what it is? We think we might plant it in our garden. We wondered if it was…

Cutting back a large limb on a Magnolia tree.

The tree is large & 25 to 30 years old & is very healthy. I want to cut back a large limb on one side, because we keep bumping our heads on it when we use the path beside it.…

Saucer magnolia care

I have a 30 year old saucer magnolia. This year sticky white patches grew all over its branches, dripping wet sticky substance. What are they and how do I get rid of them? As the tree has grown too big…

Magnolia scale

Our magnolia tree is infested with magnolia scale. Can I hire a licensed company to apply a systemic soil drench such as cygon 2E? In the past , I have tried spraying the scales off with a power sprayer, but…