• Rhizosphaera Needle Cast on Spruce Trees

    I'm hoping that someone in your group could give us some advice. Our blue spruce trees (7-8 years old in zone 5 just north of Toronto) have been affected by Rhizosphera (black spots on needles detected with a ...

  • Fast Growing Evergreen for Privacy

    HELLO - WE ARE ON A CORNER LOT IN THE "HIGH PARK" NEIGHBOURHOOD OF TORONTO.  WE HAVE A FENCE BETWEEN THE HOUSE AND THE STREET ABOUT 20 FEET LONG WHERE WE WANT TO PLANT SOME KIND OF FAST GROWING - PREFERABLY ...

  • Privacy Hedge for Full Sun, Drought Resistant

    My house is in Etobicoke. I would like to plant a privacy hedge between driveways. It would be in full sun, so it needs to be relatively drought tolerant. I would also like to have the hedge look ...

  • Blue Spruce Shrub – Insects and Needle Drop

    Location - Cambridge, Ontario Partial Shade We moved to our home last year and found that the 2 blue spruce shurbs were losing all of the needles on the tips. (trunks approx. 4" dia) The nearby overgrown euonymous had ...

  • 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 ...

  • Pyramidal Cedar

    What type of pyramidal cedar do you recommend for Ottawa,Ont. Sunny location,dry soil,not sure of climate zone.

  • Creeping Evergreen

    I live in King City Ontario North of Vaughan. I am interested in knowing about this every green I have seen growing on step like structures. It appeals to me as it appears to cover areas without giving room ...

  • Emerald Cedars

    Four and a half years ago, we planted 22 Emerald Cedars in a row, approx. 30" apart. Until this year, they have done quite well and have more than doubled in height (10') and width. Even though I'm ...

  • Mugo Pine with Web Spinning Saw Fly?

    Georgetown, Ontario. Climate zone 5b Mugo Pine Location: Sunny conditions 11am to 5pm. Dry, clay soil conditions. Problem Noted: The Mugo Pine is being defoliated on the old branch below the new growth or candle. Evidence: Clusters of pellets. Each pellet measures ...

  • Cedar Hedges

    Have large cedar hedge close to 8 ft. tall. We would like to replace three of the trees in the middle of the run. How would this be done? Would it be harmful to the other trees to ...