Fall tree planting

I want to plant a few trees at our cottage this fall but not sure what would work best in our area. Burnt river Ontario. I love umbrella trees but not sure if that is s good choice for that…

Winter protection for new Eastern RedBud

Hi I planted my new eastern redbud in the spring I wanted to know if I should protect it for its first winter. Concerned it may not survive. Located in backyard between 2 sheds so not in direct wind. About…

Spruce tree

I sent a email earlier about my tree that has an opening where white sap has drained out. No evidence of insect’s. I believe my photo didn’t get sent so hopefully can do it now thanks. Previous email copied here:…

Serviceberry tree

My 2 serviceberry trees (planted in summer 2018, with northern exposure, about 7 metres apart) had plenty of white blossoms in spring 2019, followed by red fruits that summer. However, both developed suckers at the root area, which I have…

Overwintering Catalpa Seedlings

Hello, I live in Sudbury, Ontario. Several years ago I was given 3 catalpa trees. Last year one finally flowered and I kept the seeds. I planted them this year and have several seedlings about 2 inches tall. Where should…

Elm beetle

My elm has many leaves full of holes and after inspecting it I saw a lay of pulpas and prepulpae around the base of the fence next to the tree. How can I get rid of it, can I just…

Plant a tree at road-allowance (City of Toronto)

I cannot find specific rules for planting tree at road allowance in Toronto. Can I plant my own tree which is not from https://www.toronto.ca/data/parks/pdf/trees/street-tree-brochure.pdf such as different variety (not listed) Fagus Sylvatica Tri-Color (European Beech)? I believe it was required…

Sick Japanese maple

We have a japanese maple that is about 7 years old. It has been very health since we planted it, but this year, for some reason, many of the branches were either leafless or very sparse and is very unhealthy.…