Plants For A Garden

Hello, I have a question about what type of plants to plant in a garden that is 75% to full sun exposure with loamy soil. I need three plants that are upright pyramidal coniferous evergreen trees that are 5-6m in…

Indoor Oak seedlings when to plant outside

I have been successful at planting 20 acorns from two different oak tree I starting in September collecting acorns refrigerated then until November where I transplanted after germinating I now have 20 plants ranging from 4 to 12 inches All…

Backyard tree suggestion

Hello there! I’m hoping to get your advice on a tree for my backyard. I live in Moore Park and am looking for a tree that: – Is a fast grower to at least 30 feet tall (taller is okay)…

Black walnut trees

Is it ok to leaves black walnut leaves on my lawn if I mulch them with my mower? I do remove them from perennial beds. Thank you.…

dense foliage for privacy

Hi I want a tree that is for privacy It must have the following criteria dense foliage full sun 10-12 ft tall 10 foot wide deciduous near a foundation in Toronto My research comes up with a Japanese maple as…

Magnolia

Hi Is it possible to grow a magnolia grandiflora (southern evergreen) in Toronto?…

Red oak has black “stain”

We live in the beaches and have a massive red oak tree. It’s about 127 inches circumference. It’s surrounded by Baltic ivy and a bit has grown up the base. When clipping that off we found two “ gashes” near…

Best Shrubs for CO2 absorption

We live in Bloor West and would like to know your recommendations for carbon absorbing plants/shrubs to plant in our back yard?  …

Spots on all leaves of 3-ear old Oak sapling

I am a resident of Toronto area (Richmond Hill). This sapling appeared beside a sapling that previously died from critter stripping of its lower bark. It grows from the same root mass and is growing fast and from underneath looks…