tanyosho pine with damaged canopy

Hello, I live in the east GTA and purchased a tanyosho pine last year that suffered a substantial amount of needle loss and branch die-off in the spring. I ended up concluding it was suffering from a fungal problem (candles…

Red current bushes

How to maintain, trim for wintering, red current, and black current bushes. We use the fruit. Southern Montreal Thank you morning sun…

Hyssop falling over

Hi there, I planted a giant hyssop and a regular anise hyssop June this year, they both grew and established very quickly. However, they are tall and a bit weak in that the top with the flowers are falling over…

Limelight Hydrangea Standard – splayed

Hello…this spring we planted a Limelight Hydrangea Standard .. it absolutely thrived and we love it .. large flowers too. Unfortunately part way through the summer the limbs splayed to the point that I had to stake the limbs to…

Wisteria prunning to control size

I live in Toronto near Yonge and St. Clair, I have a Chinese wisteria growing on an arbour where it gets sun from the South and the West. It is about fifteen years old and it revived last year after…

Hydrangea pruning

Would you kindly advise me when and how to prune the hydrangea in this photo? Also tell me what kind it is. Thank you…

Pruning of shrub in photo

Pruning of shrub from photo. I think this shrub is a deutzia. Am I correct? How and when do I cut it back? Thank you,…

Apple Trees – No Fruit

Our apple trees only grow fruit every other year. We’ve owned the property for about 10 years, and this has happened consistently since we moved in. We live in the Niagara Region, the soil is sandy. There are 8 trees…

Is this berry plant poisonous?

This plant was discovered on the property of my workplace. Is this plant poisonous? The soil is more clay like and the area in question gets a lot of sunlight. These berries are still green but one was found and…