• Discoloured Japanese Yew

    I have three Japanese Yew (Taxus cuspidata 'Nana'), which I bought from a nursery and planted nearly 15 years ago. They don't have any obvious signs of disease (e.g. no bumps, webs, crawly things). However, ...

  • Greenery/Shrubs for Shade and Tough Soil- Gail

    Hello, Thank you for taking the time to answer my question. I have a spot in my back garden in Toronto (south facing), it is about 6-8ft by 2ft. It is under a big tree and next to my ...

  • Emerald Cedar Hedge

    My 8' hedge died due to a flood last summer. I am having the hedge removed and the stumps ground up. My question is if I can plant another cedar hedge to replace the dead ones? Is there any ...

  • New Hedge Plants in Victoria – Mulching and Irrigation

    We've planted new plants against the east property line fence, which is sunny in the afternoon and evening. Question: we are going to mulch the new hedge emerald cedars with shredded western bark and use a soaker hose ...

  • Emerald Cedar Tree

    How can I revive this emerald cedar tree?  I repotted it last summer.  I left it on my balcony throughout the winter.  As you can see it’s a bit dry now.

  • Replacing old Fairview Yews

    Hi, I have 7 Overgrown and out of shape Fairview Yews in my front yard. We would like to replace them - planning to dig them out, add new soil and buy new plants. How different are Dense Yews from ...

  • Winter Heath ‘Eva Gold’

      Hi I just saw in Walmart a shurb called Eva Gold. It is a small shurb, the label says it grows 12 inch tall and 12-16 inch wide. It is a pink and few green too. but mostly dark pink. What ...

  • Container Planting

    A generator pipe is an unsightly item visible on our terrace. We would like to make it less visible. Would large cedars be suitable for container planting? Where would you source a container big enough to house a ...

  • Small Evergreen Tree for Clay Soil

    I live in Zone 6a to 7a Toronto new Lake Ontario. The soil is largely clay we added topsoil and regularly add compost. I would like to plant an evergreen tree in an area that gets full sun 4 hours ...

  • Degroot’s Spire Cedar

    I am wanting to plant a row of degroot along my metal fence & in between walkway pool area.... for privacy & appearance... as u do not need to trim them ... & they look natural... I only have ...