Red Oak with ‘gooseberries’

I have a volunteer Red oak that is now about 8+ feet tall. The tree sits on the east side of the house under the canopy of a 35 foot red oak, a 20 foot bass wood and another unknown…

Growing an oak tree in Southeastern Ontario

Good evening, I am attempting to grow an oak tree that has a lot of sentimental value to me. It is almost 2 years old now and has survived one summer in Montreal and one in Ottawa. It currently resides…

growing oak trees in pots

  I transplanted small oak trees (6″) into pots at the beginning of summer. They are all do well. My question is what do I do with them for the winter? Can I bring them in the house? Should I…

Oak leaf die off

My swamp white oak is experiencing leaf die off starting on the bottom branches and from the trunk out. There is browning on the tips of the leaves and curling but there are also holes in the leaves all the…

Two Trees on Front Lawn?

The City of Toronto plans to plant Red Oak this fall, and I like this big fast growing tree. But I also recently discovered Tri-Color Beech, a slow growing, species tree.  I am wondering if it is good idea to…

Orange fungus growing on an oak tree

I have a large (1 foot+ across) orange fungus growing on the bark of a large oak tree. It is approx. one foot off the ground and has smooth edges. Could you tell me what it is called? Should I…

Oak Tree

Our Oak tree has brown edged leaves that curl in on themselves like they are dried out. But they don’t feel dry and crunchy. These leaves are more prevalent on the south side of the tree, the other half of…

Red Oak Leaves Curling up and Falling off in July

I planted a Red Oak tree in our front yard 13 years ago.  Up until last summer it always did well.  Last summer, and now this summer, it’s leaves turned brown, curled up and are now falling off (in July). …