• Mugo Pine help

    Hi, We have a lovely mugo pine in the front yard which this year seems to have quite a bit of dead brown needles. My husband fears the tree is dying. I'm thinking the long winter caused the excess browning. Any tips on ...

  • Trimming a contorted white pine

    I have planted a contorted white pine in a garden rockery as the main accent. However, I don't want this tree to reach its full height of roughly 25'. Can I aggressively prune this specimen to keep it within 10 ...

  • Cedars look dead at bottom

    I have two nice tall cedars but this year at the bottom they are dropping needles and look dead. The upper two thirds look great and healthy

  • Damage on White Fir (Abies concolor)

    Hello, I work at a Garden Centre in Mississauga and received this sample of a White Fir from a customer who has a pair of these Firs on her property. One is fine ...

  • Globe Cedars

    Hi, I live in Toronto. I planted 2 globe cedars in my front yard. I have a Norway maple in this front yard also, about 14 ft away from the cedars. I am wondering if there is a way to control over the ...

  • White Pine Aphid Treatment

    Hi, I have a 10-year-old, 16-foot white pine in my backyard. It has been doing fine for most of its life, but in the last two years has taken large amounts of damage from a heavy infestation of white pine aphids ...

  • Emerald Cedars in distress

    Last year I planted three 6 foot Emerald Cedars.  Two of them seemed to take just fine, but one did not.  It was replaced just a few weeks after purchase.  They seemed to be doing well going into and out of ...

  • Removing bushes from flowerbeds

    I have an evergreen and large weigela bush in my backyard.  The evergreen is about 5 feet high (I think it's a yew).  It looks terrible and I want to remove ...

  • Yellowing Emerald Cedars

    I planted emerald cedars last year and this spring/late winter they started turning light green, then yellow and browning at the bottom. They were planted with topsoil and mulched and I'm watering them.  What is wrong?

  • cedar edge

    I live in northern Ontario. My cedar edge turned brown(rusty color) last winter. The upper part is brown. Planted in mostly sun area. They were very nice and healthy. They are about 4 feet high and were planted about 5 ...