Can my boxwood be saved?

I have boxwood hedges with periwinkle growing inside, but the boxwood looks sparse with yellowing leaves. It’s facing the East so it gets morning sun, and doesn’t appear to have a pest problem. Can it still be salvaged?…

Disease of a grape tree

Hi. I have a grape tree, and it looks like there is a disease spreading. Pictures attached. Can you please help me find a solution to the problem? Is there any home remedy? Sorry I couldn’t attach more than 1…

Cupping and white stuff on my Boxwoods

Hi there, My Boxwood are affected by a disease causing cupping of the leaves and finally they die. I can see a white powdery stuff on them too. Please let me know what remedy I can use to cure them.…

Boxwood Leaf Miner

Hello, I know I have leaf miner affecting my pyramid boxwood. Would it be wise for me to prune off as much of the “infected” leaves now, (May 17) before the adults emerge in a few weeks and begin mating…

Goat Chewed Cut Leaf Japanese Maple

Lower branches cleared by goats. Top is ok fully leafed out. Will the lower branches leaf out again?? Located at Kenly NC, 8 climate zone, shade till 1 pm, sand soil…

Japanese maple and small black bugs

I live in downtown Toronto and I have a japanese maple that is just starting to bud. I have noticed that there are tiny black bugs on the buds…

Cat deterrents

My cat is regularly using my neighbors yard (under her picnic table) as a litter box. What can she do to determine him? Are there plants or scents that cats don’t like. Thank you.…

Growing Bell Peppers – Insect infestation

Hi, I have an allotment garden and last season had success growing pepper plants and getting them to flower and fruit but a black bug seemed to burrow into my plants and destroy much of the fruit. Other gardeners at…

Damage from rabbits

rabbits have chewed away some bark on many branches of a dogwood clump as well as tree. they didn’t go all the way around but got fairly deep in a few places. Will pruning paint help these trees or is…

Veronicastrum dieback

For years we had beautiful veronicastrum (alba) that was a main feature in our garden. In subsequent years the plant would grow vigorously in the spring and early summer and then one by one the leaves would start to wither…