Oak help please

I have treated our oak with btk three weeks ago and all seemed well until leaves started disintegrating (see image). Help please.…

Planting an Hydrangea Tree

I would like to plant a hydrangea tree. I have read that the best times to plant are early spring and fall. Since we are already coming into summer and the weather here in the Niagara Peninsula is hot and…

Lilac ludwig spaeth – how fast it will grow

Hi I just bought lilac ludwig shurb from walmart. It is 1 feet tall right now. I wonder how fast it grows every year. the label says its height is 1.5 meter. How long I need to wait to reach…

flowering tree identification – Plant ID

Hello, I’ve been trying to identify the small flowering tree I have in my backyard, but have had no success. I wonder if you could help. I’m attaching a series of photos, and can add that I’ve never actually seen…

Name the Tree – plant id with no photo

All along the branches are “pom-pom” like clusters of petals. The leaves have not emerged yet. I noticed young ones in Duncairn Park and very mature ones in Rippleton Park. The photo that I took with my camera(not phone) is…

Sick Tree in Back Yard

We have a tree in our mostly sunny backyard in the Danforth area. Over the last couple of years it has started to look more and more sick. We enclose a picture of what some of the leaves are looking…

Something killing our plants

There is something (blight perhaps?) killing our well established backyard plants. There appears to be small bugs all over our Mandarin honeysuckle but it is still doing ok, but the lilac bush beside it barely came back this year ans…

pruning dwarf japanese maple

I live in Thornhill, near Steeles Avenue West. The tree is about 4 years old (in my garden). The soil is not too bad and it gets some sun and some shade. It seems pretty healthy and has a diameter…

Pyramidal European Hornbeam

Hi I am looking at planting 6 of this along a fence in the backyard aprox 6’ apart. There is a retaining wall 3’ away from the fence and these will be planted between the wall and the fence. There…