Mildew on my itoh peony

I have powdery mildew all over my itoh peony. After it blooms should I just cut it to the ground? Do I need to spray it once I do this(with what?)? Will cutting it in June effect next years growth?…

Wildlife damage

A rabbit is causing considerable damage to plants in my fenced backyard. It appears to prefer natives and has nibbled woodland phlox, bellwort, black-eyed susan, and sensitive fern down to the ground. It is a master at hiding and, as…

Transplanting plants from a termite zone

Hi there. I live in Toronto east beach district. In 3 weeks I am moving to northern Ontario. The beach is a termite zone. I would like to take a few plants from my garden with me particularly my dads…

What ate my plants

I was wondering what might have eaten my plant. How should I prevent the problem? Thank you .…

Mature cedars yellowing

My cedars are 10 years old and have had no issues until this year when I noticed yellow patches in the tallest tree. When I went to prune these yellow patches I also noticed some strange whitessack-material on the some…

Something growing on container trumpet vine

I have a trumpet vine in a container on a second floor, south east facing condo terrace. The plant over winters fine. First year had exceptional orange red flowers. Last year impacted by an infestation that has returned. It stunts…

Pawpaw and pests

I am planting two pawpaws this spring and am considering where to plant them. I was wondering how far from other trees I should plant them. The reason I get a lot of squirrels and raccoons in my yard and…

Autumn Blaze Maple and sap sucker birds

Hello, I have sap suckers that have damaged a section of my autumn blaze maple. the maple is dripping sap down its trunks and I can see a number of wholes in the bark at about 10-12 feet above ground.…