Pests & Diseases

What Is Lawn Rust and How to Fix It by Carol Anderson

I was recently asked a question about a rusty coloured lawn that leaves a orange powder on your shoes when you walk through it. This is something that I have not come across before so I set out to find … Continue reading

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Ash Trees of Ontario

Ash Trees of Ontario – Fraxinus While out walking on my own property I couldn’t help but notice how many ash trees I have. As well as full grown trees there are many babies. So far I have seen no … Continue reading

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Winter Mouse Damage

As the snow melted slowly this year winter damage became very apparent. Besides the downed trees and branches from the 2013 December ice storm I discovered mice damage to my Burning Bush (euonymus alatus). All of the stems have been … Continue reading

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Lily Leaf Beetle

The lily leaf beetle is a relative new comer to Northumberland gardens. It is native to Europe and North Africa and was first found in Canada in MontrĂ©al 1945. It has recently spread west and south. The lily leaf beetle … Continue reading

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