Many Different Trees In One Area Of Yard Have Few Or No Leaves

Question From: L. Bankston - GEORGIA
Q: We have three River birch trees, two Maple trees, and 1 Rose of Sharon tree. Our neighbor has one Weeping Willow tree. None of these trees have any leaves this spring Also two oak leaf hydrangeas planted between the Birch trees have no leaves Except a few little leaves that look stunted. We have had an unusually wet winter. Our Gingko tree and Crabapple trees are leafing out as usual. Nancy, do you have any explanation for this? Thank you so much for any help you can give me!

A: I recommend you get an onsite inspection from a certified arborist. You may have a real drainage issue, but there may be another issue, such as chemical damage. To find a certified arborist in your area go to and enter your zip code. Best Nancy and thank for visiting