• 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…

  • Cedar Hedge

    Hello. I had cedars installed before the winter. They were green but now have turned brown. They feel good to the touch and nothing is falling off. I am just wondering if this is normal or not. I believe they…

  • Sweetbox

    Can anyone tell me if the Sarococca Confusa is a good plant to grow in Toronto? I need a plant that grows in a flowere bed up against the front side of my house that virtually gets little to no…

  • When to Transplant Evergreens

    What are suitable seasons for transplanting evergreen hedge shrubs? Is winter okay?…

  • Weeping Spruce

    We live in Toronto (Rosedale) and the soil has a tendency to be Clay like. Our Weeping Spruce was about 8 years ago and does not seems to be happy with branches near the base dying and some slight signs…

  • Browning Cedars

    I moved into a house in Mississauga during the winter and I have cedars in my backyard which are well over 12 feet tall. They receive sun all day and are in well drained soil. Ever since fall started they…

  • Tree Browning

    Hi there, I have two large trees (spruce?) in the backyard that have quickly turned brown from the inside out, bottom to top. Is there anything I can do?