Box tree moth

I have a lot of boxwood hedges and they are not doing well and after a lot of research I discovered we have box tree moth and I purchased BTK the biological insecticide. I was having trouble determining when to…

Holes in Trunk of Crabapple Tree

I have a crab apple tree that gave a bumper crop of apples this year so I was very concerned to see rows of holes in the trunk – what are causing these and should I be concerned? Thank you!…

Unusual insect in Vancouver

Is this an invasive insect in Vancouver? Never seen him before Antennae appear ungainly Unsure footing of back legs on leaf edge Handsome black and white May be able to fly…

Ornamental Orange Tree – Bark Damage by Squirrels

My orange tree is about 15 years old, just over 3′ high, and thriving on my downtown Toronto roof terrace. After a huge flush of flowers earlier this year it is loaded with small oranges. Today I discovered that an…

Magnolia scale

Please give me an advice with magnolia scale treatment for a very big tree. Can I spray by myself and what product or I need to call professionals? The house is in Woodbridge. Thank you,…

Asiatic Lilies

> > My Asiatic lilies were eaten by bugs and maybe bunnies as well. > > I’m attaching pictures. > > Can you help me? >…

Boxwood Shrubs Infested

Hi We have a Boxwood hedge that is turning brown – it seems to have suddenly worsened over the weekend. Looking at images online it looks like the leaf miner . Online resources only talk about treatment in May and…

Help with something that is eating my perennials

Hello. I have several planting of Jack Frost Brunera and Heuchera (Coral Bells). For the past three or four years, something is eating the leaves. I do not see any signs of aphids on the plants. We think it may…

king maple and caterpillars

why am I seeing a number of caterpillars hanging down from my king maple? The tree is 52 yrs old. Is there a potential issue for the tree and what can I do about it in a safe way? The…