Pruning Manitoba Maple Stump

My neighbour’s large Manitoba maple fell down in my garden a few years ago. A very good arborist cleared it all away and now, with my neighbour’s permission, I trim the green shoots from the remaining stump every spring and…

Manitoba Maple with Black Leaves

I live in Riverdale in Toronto, and the Manitoba Maple in my front yard has been losing leaves the past few years. This year is the worst with many of the leaves curling, turning black and falling off. Is there…

Mature Manitoba Maple

I have an Manitoba maple that is diseased at the base and is 80+ years old I believe. How can I assist the tree, extend its life and /or treat the disease? It is in my backyard, so I understand…

Manitoba maple

I have a Manitoba maple of about 60 feet high growing in my back garden close to the fence shared by my neighbour. Last winter it lost a few limbs but withstood the storm. I know that it is a…

Shrubs for dry full shade – which is best?

Hello! I’ve been researching shrubs for deep shade that are also drought tolerant for a spot we have under an overhanging Manitoba maple tree. Would you be able to offer any comments on suitability based on your experiences with the…