Tree selection

We live in Toronto and between our raised flower bed and the house it is 36 feet. We want to plant a hardy deciduous tree- dappled sunlight- not be more than 25′ tall. I have done a lot of research,…

Wisteria Tree Bolusanthus

Why give incorrect information. There is a MAJOR difference between the wisteria tree -Bolusanthus and the wisteria vine – Wisteria…

Transplanting a weeping redbud

I put in a weeping redbud 2.5 years ago. It has grown very strongly, and is now about 7′ tall and 3.5′ across. I want to move it next spring. Is it now too established to made that reasible?…

Leaves: Oak and Norway Maple

1. Is better to leave oak leaves in the garden or remove them? 2; For oak leaves not in the  garden I rake and shred, then put in compost… they are slow but do compost. Any problems with this? 3.…

Yellow Wood Tree

The city is putting a tree in my yard (city property). I want something small. They suggested a Yellow Wood. Do you recommend this tree for a small space? I read that the fruits are smelly. Is that true? Thank…

Norway Spruce growing zone/cones/sap

I live in Fairfax, VA…zone 7. Our HOA is purchasing Norway Spruce trees. With global warming, are we going to be too warm for them to thrive? Also will the female cones drip sap ( like the cones on a…

Horse Chestnut

IS A CERTIFIED ARBORIST THE SAME AS A CERTIFIED TREE DISEASE DIAGNOSTICIAN? I NEED TO FIND OUT WHAT IS AILING MY TREE AND AM LOOKING FOR A REFERRAL. MANY THANKS!…

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…

Damaged bark on yellow-wood tree

-Yellow-wood tree planted (by the City) in October 2020 is about 8-9 feet tall. It’s in a very sunny spot (south and west exposure). The soil is sandy. -Today I removed the protective guard around the bottom of the trunk…