Replacing our City Tree

The city tree in our yard is being taken down since it has partially rotted and is a danger to the neighbourhood. I am wondering if we can chose the species of tree that will replace it. We do not…

Erosion Prevention

I’m in Zone 4b and want to help sustain a bank from further erosion & loss of large trees with exposed hanging roots.. At bottom of bank is very small creek (about 20 feet down). There’s not much more than…

Redbud Forest Pansy Leaf Colour

We planted a new redbud forest pansy and the red leaves turned dark green in summer. Can’t remember that happening with our old redbud. Is this common? The soil is triple mix and clay and the exposure is on the…

Transplanting a White Birch Tree

On my cottage property situated near Goderich, On. I have several very large white birch that are now showing signs of age (losing branches, etc). At the same time there are dozens of young trees many about 60cms high. What…

Tulip Tree with Brown Withered Leaves

My Tulip Tree is thriving…but now see a couple of branches with brown withered leaves, looks almost as if it was burned. The rest of the tree is good…any ideas?…

Camperdown Weeping Elm Tree

Hi This tree about 5 feet tall 3 years old srarting last year the leaves turned brownish dried up and fell off around August. This year the same thing has started leaves are turning again very dry then I pull…

Shade Loving Tree

Hello, We have a small Toronto backyard and want to grow something tall to block and unattractive apartment building beside us. The area does not receive a lot of the sun. I’ve attached a picture to help with the visualization.…

Identifying Monkey Puzzle Tree

Hello, On a recent visit to Scotland, I saw a couple instances of the tree shown in the attached photo. The individual branches look similar to a long version of a Hens ‘n Chick. (I couldn’t attach a 2nd picture…

Tree Leaves Yellowing

I have a two fold question. First, I have no idea what this tree is so have only been able to perform limited searching. Second, it is sick with something, possibly a fungus? For a couple years now the tree…