Hornbeam hedge

I AM 30 miles north of Toronto –i want to plant some hedges and i see you suggest hornbeam —my site is direct sun on 25 acres –i am looking for wind break and aesthetics –where can i get some…

Hornbeam Hedge

I have 2’ between my property line fence and a concrete pad… The concrete pad has a 5’ tall swim spa on it (Master Spas Trainer 15D). I need privacy from terrible neighbours. I would like a hedge to surpass…

Frans Fontaine European Hornbeam

Hi, Is ‘Frans Fontaine’ the narrowest kind of European Hornbeam tree? How tall and wide do they grow? Is the shape more pyramidal or columnar? I’m looking for a kind of tree in columnar shape to form a tall hedge…

Common Hornbeam Seedlings

I am looking for Carpinus betulus seedlings – 2 to 3 feet in height to plant a hedge here in Toronto. Do you have any recommendations?…

Suburb – Fence/Hedge

Hello Toronto Master Gardeners, I currently live in Newmarket..i bought my house 5 years ago in a typical suburb area and just recently finished an interlock pad in my backyard which caused a privacy problem… see the grade was bad,…

Hornbeam Disease

I have a hedge of about 80 hornbeam trees. They have significant number of inner branches that are dead, with black spots in them.  The branches seem to be killed by the black fungus, starting at the tip of the…

Hornbeam Hedging

Hi there: I’ve read all your posts pertaining to hornbeam hedging, but none quite seem to address our questions about spacing if you are planting young trees that are about 6 or 7 feet tall already. The link here suggests…

Privacy Hedging

Hi I read through previous posts but couldn’t find an answer for my specific situation. I am looking for some advice regarding privacy hedges/vines. We have some mature spruces that were limbed up but was looking for something to cover…

What disease are my newly planted beech trees having?

I had a landscaper plant 5 Dawyck (columnar) European beech trees for me along a tall concrete retaining wall to form a hedge. There’s plenty of space for the trees to grow. The planting was done about 6 weeks ago…