• ‘Pincushion’ boxwood

    Do you have any idea where I can find 2 gallon pin cushion boxwood plants – I planted a line in the fall at the front of my house but I was 3 plants short – now I can’t find…

  • Japanese Yew

    In Toronto. Zone 5 – 6. I have three Japanese yews, pyramid shaped planted to be a barrier from public scrutiny. Two are flourishing. Replaced the third twice. The needles yellow and the plant slowly dies. The soil is basically…

  • Replace Emerald Cedars with something else

    Hello, I am looking for a replacement for emerald cedars, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, zone 7a, clay soil. These were recommended by our landscaper but after three years and drainage issues, and drought, and multiple replacements of emerald cedars, it’s time to…

  • Fertilizing cedar hedges

    I have a cedar hedge which is well established and was wondering if Miracle-gro 24-8-16 would be ok to use?…

  • Fast growing tall evergreen hedge for privacy that needs no pruning

    I would like to plant a fast growing evergreen privacy hedge that doesn’t need pruning. My zone is 6 with early morning sun becoming shady. The soil is sand. I would be planting it against a wire fence that is…

  • White pines are dying

    I have 2 small white columnar pines.  One died over the winter and the second pine does not appear to be doing very well.  While the needles are still green, the tips are tinged with brown.  The top is singed…

  • Emerald cedars bent over from snow

    I have 2 emerald cedars about 7 feet tall. Several of the ‘boughs’ were bent over from a heavy snowfall in the winter. Although I broomed off the snow when I discovered it, the branches did not swing back into…

  • Cedar Boughs – Can they be used as Mulch?

    After pruning a living fence of Eastern White Cedar (Thuja), is there anything I can do with the branches?  Are these prunings OK to use for mulch on young maple trees?    …

  • Tall Coniferous Trees for Privacy

    This spring we are getting rid of an extremely tall 30+feet Juniper that is weak, scraggly and quite past its expiry date. Unfortunately when it goes, so will our privacy. There is a 40-foot section of fence that it stands…

  • Narrow and Tall Privacy Screen

    We live in Winnipeg, zone 3, with a small yard, and 3 foot space to plant a privacy screen along a 50 foot wood fence. There have been drainage problems in our yard, and last year we had some landscaping…