• Spruce Tree oozing sticky substance.

    We have a couple of beautiful large spruce trees and they are oozing a very sticky off white/light brown substance on various parts of the trunk. Can you tell me what is causing this and if there is any we…

  • Gypsy moth caterpillars on my Colorado spruce shrubs

    My lovely Colorado spruce shrubs in our yard seem to be heavily infested with gypsy moth caterpillars. They’re eating the soft young needles and have damaged this spring’s new growth. We planted the shrubs 5 years ago and this is…

  • Fertilizing cedar hedges

    Hello, I am preparing to fertilize my cedar hedges, for the first time, and need an advice from an expert. I have two different generations of cedar hedges: a line of 15 years old cedars, which is around 15 feet…

  • Emerald Cedar problems this year 2014

    We had three new emerald cedars planted last summer but this year we have noticed that they are turning almost white in spots and dying. Several other cedars not in the same spot and considerably older and very healthy until…

  • Yews- Hick’s vs. Hill’s

    Which grows faster, the Hill’s yew or the Hick’s yew? I live in London, Ontario. The area receives morning sun, and dappled in afternoon.…

  • Hicks Yews – Wind Damage

    Hi, The four hicks yews I had planted about 3 years ago were coming along so well and then this cold, icy winter hit.  One or two of my yews have some brown on them from, what I’ve been told…

  • Tall cedars/winter damage

    We live in Dundas, ON and had planted 6 pyramical cedars about 7 years ago to give us privacy from our neighbors. Last year we topped them as they were growing about 12 feet. We cut them down to 10…

  • My beautiful knot garden of hick’s yews are dead!

    My neighbour did a total landcape redesign of his front walkway and stairs which boarders very closely to my beautiful 12 year old well established and healthy hicks yews. I covered them with burlap this winter as i always do…

  • Hedges

    Hello, I am interested in planting coniferous hedges, mainly for privacy and noise reduction from the street. Any advice for different species and reasonable cost? What is the kind that can be trimmed with straight edges that is very aesthetically…

  • Taylor Junipers

    I have been hard pressed finding Taylor Junipers here in Toronto. I have found a few but want to know how well they do in Toronto. Before I go and spend money I would like to know how well they…