Emerald Cedars

I planted five Emerald Cedars this year, they were purchased at a big box store. They are all doing well, but I would like to move them, placing them along the backyard fence. I will be adding more new Emeralds…

Raising an Avocado

I have an avocado that now has roots enough to plant in soil. Do I remove the 2 halves of the pit when planting?    …

Serviceberry Transplant Problem

Hi there — About 2 weeks ago, I transplanted a pretty mature (7 years in same spot) service berry from my back yard to the front because it had outgrown the spot we initially planted it in. I don’t think…

Growing Emerald Cedar in Container

I just bought an emerald cedar from a big box store. It’s 5 feet tall. What size container should I get to replant the tree in? I don’t want the tree to grow much taller than 7 feet tall. I…

Propagating Boston Ivy From Cuttings

I have a cutting of Boston Ivy, from a friend.  I took off the bottom leaves, put the stem in water, and it’s under fluorescent lights 24/7, along with all my vegetable seedlings. Is this the correct way to propagate…

Moving a Garden in the Fall

Hello :) I have a time-sensitive question and would greatly appreciate your help. We are moving within the next couple of weeks from the suburbs to the country side. We did not expect to move so I had my garden…

Hostas

Can hostas be transplanted in November?…

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…