Fragrant sumac – autumn foliage

I planted a Fragrant Sumac this past spring and was hoping to see the foliage turn scarlet but its the Santa Claus parade and the leaves are still green! We are mid-town and it gets full sun.…

Sumac Tree

Hello Please help. We have a sumac tree that grows really fast in early Spring. The leaves are long and beautiful and then overnight some of the branches/leaves suddenly wilt and die. Parts of the tree looks healthy and other…

Red Coloured Bush

I am in Scarborough southwest between Birchmount and Fallingbrook and Kingston Rd and Danforth Ave. I am looking for a low growing bush for a space beside my front door, I don’t need it for privacy but as ornamental and…

Planting in a ravine location

Hello. I wish to plant a honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum) along my backyard chain link fence which borders a ravine. I am going to clear a corner that has been taken over by ravine plants. What can I do to try…

Joe Pye Weed

Can you please tell me if Joe Pye Weed is invasive? Is there a variety with the purple flower that is not invasive? I’m trying to grow a perennial next to Tigers Eye Sumac that would compliment it’s lovely colour.…

Birds Destroying Sumac Heads

My sumac heads are destroyed by Starlings every year. They don’t do this in the wild. Is there a non toxic spray to deter them?…