Weigela ‘Sonic Bloom’ Failure to Thrive

We planted a sonic bloom weigela (which came in a 8inch pot) 3 years ago and after its 1st winter it turned brown and the branches were mostly done. Then it sprouted a little bit in early summer and it…

Why did my Pinky Winky not get pinky…?

I have two questions about my Pinky Winky, a hydrangea tree. It was planted in summer, 2016 and fertilized well in spring. Since the original tree was heavier at one side (see the pic: left one is younger tree with…

Tree or shrub identification – Green Ash

This tree is 6 1/2 feet tall and grows in a partly shady area. It is in good moist soil and we are in zone five. It has miraculously sprung up from the middle of our flower bed and has…

BLIGHTED BOXWOODS

EIGHT OUT OF MY TEN BOXWOODS ARE EITHER DEAD OR DYING. tHEY ARE ABOUT 12 YEARS OLD AND HAVE DONE WELL WITHOUT MUCH HELP. iN THE LAST MONTH, THEY GOT VERY SICK. iS THIS A BLIGHT/INFECTION. i DO NOT WANT…

Sad looking Boxwood

Hi, My boxwood is along a garage and faces south but has some shade because of a beautiful oak that is situated in our garden. At the beginning of the season there were some brown areas on the bush but…

Green Spire Euonymous

Help! My neighbour has stained his backyard fence a strong shade of dark red — the kind you see on country barns. Not great. We live in Toronto’s Beach neighbourhood. I would like to obscure the view next door by…

Shrub identity Plant ID Weigela

Is this a hydrangea by any chance? Faces southwest at front of house in Toronto east area. Thank you. I am a TBG member.…

Transplanting hydrandrea

I just transplanted my hydrangea, it looks like dying. What might cause the problem? How do I fix the problem? Thanks for your help.…

Disease in an old Prunus shrub

I am asking about disease in an old shrub 8 ft tall, identified on Picture This and on I Naturalist as Prunus, or Plum Cherry. It had prolific white blooms on either side of and close to the stems this…