hedge

  Need to do an evergreen hedge along my driveway for privacy due to smoking neighbors. the space is 3 feet and the hedge can be up 59 inches. Thank you in advance for the assistance…

privacy tree for small garden

I am looking for privacy tree for my small backyard. A tree that grows like cyprus tree tall and not too wide in circumference. Any suggestion.. i was told emerld green will be too big for my backyard. Need some…

Dying and Dried Out Cedar Hedge

I have a privacy hedge at the back of my Ottawa home. The hedge is about 40 feet wide and is about 12-14 feet high. It backs up against and along an identical hedge owned by my neighbour. It is…

Hedge and pets

I want to plant a hedge along approximately 110 feet of existing fence for privacy. I have two dogs. Yew has been suggested but I have heard it is poisonous to dogs. Boxwoods have been suggested too but I have…

Leylandii or Laurel Hedge

Hello, was reading your articles on privacy hedging and there is reference to Leylandii and Laurel hedging in a few articles, but none of the local nurseries here in London, Ontario seem to have a clue what I’m referring to.…

Cedars or Japanese Yew for Hedge in Shady Area?

Hi Master Gardener! We are about to have some trees planted in our backyard against the back fence for privacy, and because it is a bit of a shady area (under the canopy of a large Maple tree), we are…

Pruning Beech Hedges

We planted a row of 7 beech hedges, 7 years ago. They seem to be doing well, however are reaching for sunlight because they are partially overshadowed by a larger maple. Of course we would like them to grow together…

Cedar Hedge

Hello our small beck yard is surrounded on all sides by a cedar hedge. It is about 25 years old and about 11 feet high. At one corner our neighbour built a wooden shed right against the hedge.because of the…

Cedar Hedge

Hello, our small back yard is surrounded on all sides by a cedar hedge. It is about 25 years old and about 11 feet high. At one corner our neighbour built a wooden shed right against the hedge. Because of…

Backyard Privacy Trees

We live in north Toronto and with big new builds behind us we have no privacy. We face south but limited sun due to 2 100ft trees either side of property. So old they have limited branches and no privacy.…