Dwarf or Small Trees

I live in the Durham region and am wondering if you can give me the names of a few dwarf trees that will grow well here. The shorter the better. The area I intend planting them in, is west facing…

Over Wintering Small Oak Trees in a Container

WE LIVE NEAR WASAGA BEACH ON AGREAGE WITH A REAR FOREST. WE JUST UNDUG TWO SMALL OAK TREES AND PUT THEM IN TWO LARGE POTS WITH GOOD SOIL AND SOIL FROM THEIR ROOT HOLES. THEY ARE NOW ON MY DECK…

Small Specimen Trees

Any suggestions for a front-yard tree, only a metre or two from the north side or our house in average soil? It gets 2-4 hours of direct sun in the late afternoon in the summer. Drainage is fine. Ideally, it…

Small apricot trees growing in pots

Hello!! I live in Toronto, and I’m trying to grow apricots so I can bring them to our property in Prince Edward county. We started them indoors and eventually, after hardening of course, we brought them to our balcony, but…

Trees for small spaces

I have built flower boxes, using stone, that follow the steps at grade leading to my back yard at the side of my house.  I have 5 flower boxes in all. The first two are 3.5 x 3.5 feet square.…

Trees for privacy in a small space

I have a small space in my garden that is about 9 or 10 feet wide by 7 or 8 feet deep which I need to plant.  This section of garden is fenced by a high wooden fence but unfortunately,…

Small Canadian Maple trees

We recently visited Toronto from England (16 – 24 May 2013) and thought how beautiful the city looked with all the Spring trees. Many shady front gardens had a delicate Acer type smallish tree with pinkish red leaves and a…

growing oak trees in pots

  I transplanted small oak trees (6″) into pots at the beginning of summer. They are all do well. My question is what do I do with them for the winter? Can I bring them in the house? Should I…