• Back and Side Yards

    I have taken several pictures of my backyard, but the Kodak program on my camera is not recognized by my MAC computer, so I will have to send the pictures from my IPad separately. The back yard & ...

  • Cedars or Japanese Yew for Hedge in Shady Area?

    Hi Master Gardener! We are about to have some trees planted in our backyard against the back fence for privacy, and because it is a bit of a shady area (under the canopy of a large Maple tree), we are wondering ...

  • Hedges Dieng Around Driveway

    Greetings, I have been living at a house with hedges (I believe cedar approximately 2.5m tall) going around the parameter of the property for the last three years. Every year the hedges along the driveway appear to be ...

  • Spring Fertilizer

    Hello, can you please advise as to what type of fertilizer that I should be using for Spring? I live in the GTA. Many thanks! Brian

  • Hicks Yew Patchy Brown After Winter

    Hi - please see attached picture of yews. I live in Oakville and although we had a long winter, it hadn't been a really cold winter. My front yard has southern exposure so the sun is always ...

  • 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.