• Discoloured Cedars

    I planted cedars along one of my fences for privacy from my neighbours. They’re each about 5′ tall and I’m hoping in a year or so, they’ll spread out a bit. The problem is that they began to yellow and…

  • browning cedars

    I planted several emerald cedars from our local nursery last fall, in the flowerbeds at my children’s school. Most of the cedars have thrived, but the group that is in a corner with constant southern exposure have browned badly. I…

  • Difficult gardening area

    I have a space approx 12 ft x 4 ft. It has a wooden wall (separating it from the driveway along one long edge, a short concrete wall (15 inches high) on the other long edge and the house along…

  • Hedge trimming times

    What is the best time of year to trim a (swamp?) cedar hedge (in Scarborough)? We would like to trim it in August if possible, but we don’t want to ruin the hedge either.…

  • Pruning weeping Alaskan cedar

    I have a Weeping Alaskan Cedar that may need pruning. (I attached a photo, hopefully you can see it.) It seems to have 2 leaders (each about 3′ tall) in addition to the main tree (4′ tall). One coming from…

  • beginner’ s question – periwinkle and some mixed questions

    Hello, not only I am a complete beginner but I wonder if there’s is even a bit of green in my thumb, yet, I know what I like and I have finally been able to have a small vegetable garden…

  • Hedge we saw on Rosedale Garden Tour this past spring

    Hi I would like to know if anyone working on the Garden Tour would know about a hedge that was growing in one of the gardens on the tour this past spring. I do not have a picture of the…

  • Cedar Trees leaves turning brown/yellow after Sept pruning

    The trees are 18 to 20 feet tall, about 10 -12 years old they have sun all day, the only changes is weather and we did prune them back in the 1st week of sept (1 mth ago). Is this…

  • Dwarf Alberta Spruce black stems

    Hi, this is truly the worst year for problems with plants in my garden…My Dwarf Alberta Spruce all of a sudden developed blackening of the stems and I had to remove some branches. It looks like a pest or a…