Leaves from chemically treated lawns

I’ve been sheet mulching (cardboard then soil) a few flower beds for spring on/over parts of my front lawn. I want to further cover them with fallen leaves but I’m finding myself a bit low on leaves this year (we…

Orchids, Phalaenopsus, infestation?

I have a dozen Phalae├▒opsis plants that I nurture to rebloom. Earlier in summer found a sticky residue and what looks like little droplets on the stem. Also saw little brown ‘scabs’ on leaves. Wiped down with rubbing alcohol and…

Hydrangea spots

i have a tall standard PG hydrangea in my front yard which was cut back quite a in the spring due to overgrowth. it is normally very healthy but i have noticed over the last month that there are black…

The Purple Prince

I have a Purple Prince Crab apple tree approx. 15 years old. This season especially, the leaves have been hit with a brown marking and are falling off very fast. The best I could find on the net was “apple…