Emerald cedars and black walnut tree

Cedar hedge has grown thin and is brown in one spot that is located close to a black walnut tree. Is this type of cedar at risk from the toxicity of the tree?…

Shade Tolerant Shrubs/Trees

We have old Austrian Pines and a honey locust that will probably die within five years. Right now, there is shade and some privacy from their trunks. What shrubs or small trees can we plant in their shadow that would…

Excessive trimming of branches on dwarf Alberta spruce

Hello, I have a dwarf Alberta spruce tree on the side of my house, about 6’ tall, and a technician from Rogers trimmed some branches without my authorization, leaving a huge hole on the tree. I would like to get…

Hicks Yews

Hello, I would like to grow an 8′ privacy hedge in a 85% shaded area. Is this the best plant for my requirements? I am in Oshawa Zone 6A. Thank You in advance.…

Emerald cedars question

Hi, We planted 3 cedars last August in the front of our property. They had plenty of water, plenty of sun and looked good going into the winter. This spring they look rough. I put in a few spike fertilizers…

Trimming of 30’ Pyramid Cedars

We live in Grand Bend, ON. We want to trim these large healthy pyramids cedars because they are obstructing our river views. Can they be trimmed? And if this can be done, how so?…

Privacy hedge

I want to plant a privacy evergreen tree-hedge or shrub that grow up to 10 meters or 30 feet at the back of my small backyard to block views of my neighbor as they also have a small backyard. I…

What is eating my rhododendron ?

This rhododendron is growing in Aurora Ontario and has lots of buds on it but something is eating the buds. What can I do to prevent more damage?…

Recommendation for privacy evergreens in wet soil

Hi, we have a backyard pool in the Toronto area. We’re very exposed to the house behind us which sits on a higher grade. Along the back fence, we have pretty wet soil (if you dig down a couple of…