• Soil removal area

    Small Downtown backyard. Want to fill with limestone and gravel, so that paving stones are placed, and have potted plants. Would like to know who can take soil. Have tried the bin or bag method, however lane way cannot be…

  • Chlorosis of plants

    Last year, a rose in my garden had almost white leaves with green veins. That rose did not make it through the winter. A group of seven emerald cedars are characterized by lighter coloured foliage with some small areas dying.…

  • Emerald Cedars and regular large cedars

    Hi there, I have a mature row of regular cedars that are about 14 ft tall. They get sun all day. I was wondering if I could plant a row of emerald cedars in front of these so we have…

  • Paving Near Mature Hemlock Trees

    I have many hemlock trees on my property. I am concerned about paving/landscaping around them due to their shallow roots. Will the compaction of putting in a drive way and interlocking walk way damage them. They have suffered quite a…

  • Thinning Cedar trees

    Hello. I live in Kelowna BC where it is exceeding hot and dry in the summer. Our cedar hedge is 15 years old. It has been getting thinner and thinner the last year. One end looks just fine, the other…

  • pruning globe cedars

    I live in Kitchener ON. 5 Globe cedars edge the front walkway but have become one & too wide & tall. they are approx 9 or 10 years old. only green on outside. can I prune them into a hedge…

  • Cedar Trees

    We have some 30 year old Cedar Trees in our garden.  They are 25-30ft high.  We have lopped off the top 18″ of these trees.  Did we make a mistake?  Our intention was to encourage them to spread out rather…

  • spruce trees.

    About 20 years ago I planted two blue spruce trees in the north/east section of our garden in what was once part of the Hunt Club Golf course on Kingston Rd in east Toronto. Both trees thrived and grew to…

  • Architectural Privacy Hedge

    I would like to plant a hedge that will grow to a solid green manicured wall of 8 feet for interest and privacy across the center of my front yard in North York. The yard faces south and will be…

  • White Pine Trimming

    I have about 75 white pine trees on my property which I’ve been trimming every July in order to keep the branches close and the tree a good visual screen. I did not do any trimming of my trees last…