• Tulip Tree Seedling

    Our backyard tulip tree sprouted an offspring, around 5 metres away from the parent trunk. Our yard is too small to accommodate a second adult tree so we’d like to find a new home for the baby. We can’t think…

  • Removing and replanting an oak tree

    I was “gifted” an oak tree that I only realized this summer, possibly from a little creature. It is already about 5 ft, quietly coming out from my other bushes in the south-facing front yard, perhaps 10 ft from the…

  • Repotting in-container plants

    Dear Master Gardeners, Kindly advise me on whether these plants need to be repotted. They’ve grown quite a bit since they were given to me. I want to make sure they have enough room to grow even more. Please help…

  • Rasberry canes

    Hello, I have a number of young raspberry shoots that have overgrown into my veggie garden and I wish to transplant them to grow a few more fall veggies. Just wondering if this is a safe time to do a…

  • Summersweet: How To Grow Clethra Alnifolia

    Dear Sir or Madam: I bought 3 summersweets from Humber,Hwy 50 3 weeks ago. I planted as instructed. The flowers look brown, the green leaves are looking dry. Other than watering these plants, is there anything I can do to…

  • Emerald green cedars

    Hi, iam wondering our cedars are facing west but are partially shaded by a large maple tree.The trees look decent but patchy should we move them to our back yard that has full sun for 6-8 hours.we also have another…

  • Care for “rescued” Hearts of Gold Eastern Redbud

    I got this young tree for free, as it was excessively damaged by pruning and drought: it is about 4 feet tall, with two main stems (a low fork), but all the leafing stems along it are dried and brown.…

  • Astilbe Companion Flowers

    I am going to have to transplant my astilbes. The problem is, the area between the sidewalk and the astilbes gets sun. I would like a low-growing complimentary plant that will not hide the astilbes. Any suggestions would be appreciated.…

  • Locust Tree – All Branches Dead

    Hello – I planted 4 locust trees at my cottage 4 years ago. Last spring, one of the trees appeared dead (no leaves) in the established branches but had vigorous suckers growing from the trunk all of the way up…

  • Spacing for a Dappled Willow hedge

    Hi there, I recently purchased Dappled Willow shrubs to create a privacy hedge between my yard and my neighbours. I read on a website that the spacing should be 2′ apart but then on another website it should be 4-6′.…

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