Conifers for tight space

Hi, I email you earlier for a deciduous tree for a tight space and thank you for your advice and recommendations! Hi, I live in Toronto, ON. I have a rather small backyard (40ft x 25ft) Do you have any…

Hedging trees for small backyard in Toronto

Hi, I live in Toronto, ON. I have a rather small backyard (40ft x 25ft) I would like to plant a deciduous tree(s) as a privacy hedge from the neighbour. I would like something that has non-invasive roots to protect…

White spruce

Hi, I’m hoping to plant 3-4 white spruce trees in my backyard to form a tall privacy hedge, because they grow tall enough (20m) but stay relatively narrow, and are evergreen therefore very low maintenance. My question is: how far…

A fast growing evergreen

I live in Toronto and want more privacy. I like to plant a fast growing evergreen ( with in the beginning a small root ) between a pool and a yew hedge. Half sun/half shade and clay / wet soil.…

Back and Side Yards

I have taken several pictures of my backyard, but the Kodak program on my camera is not recognized by my MAC computer, so I will have to send the pictures from my IPad separately. The back yard & side yards…

Creepy Virginia Creeper

Hi there, I’m a new homeowner and a new gardener, and apparently also the new owner of a very robust virginia creeper, growing all over a chain link fence in our backyard. I tried pulling it all out twice last…

Best Hedging Trees?

Hi, We are looking for the best (and cheapest) low maintenance evergreen hedge to plan in our backyard close to the fence line to have privacy from the backyard neighbour whose house is much higher and we have full visibility…