Privacy trees

We recently put in a pool and created a 4 foot flowerbed on both sides, separated by a 4 foot path. We have a 6’ wooden fence but we’d like tall trees on both sides that may grow up to…

Thuja ‘Green Giants’ pruning

Hi….we have a hedge of Thule “Green Giants” we planted because we needed a rapid growing hedge…which we now have. But we want to stop the vertical growth as they are becoming trees and difficult to prune at their sides…

Planting cedars in large planter on a deck

Hi there, We are building a large deck and the planter will be a long (trough-like) 18′ long, 2.5′ wide, 2.5 high. I want to plant 7-8 cedars to make a raised privacy fence. We are in the Grimsby area…

Young pinus densiflora (tanyosho) with problems

I planted this young pinus densiflora (tanyosho) a few weeks ago. It seemed healthy when I purchased & planted it. Yesterday I noticed there is a white substance building up at the tips of the new growth (looks sort of…

Globe cedar

What, if anything, can be done, about this ‘floppy’ globe cedar? It’s planted along a driveway under a sumac tree and beside a honeysuckle shrub. In addition to rain it receives water from a downspout.…

privacy screen/hedge

sunny location. Oakville. poor soil. dry. I have a very small yard and would like to create more of a clean courtyard feel with better privacy. I’d like to have a privacy screen about 10-15 feet tall and as narrow…

Emerald cedar problems

Hello I live in Welland and have an emerald cedar that is turning brown at the bottom on one side and looking faded and limp throughout. I cut away many of the dead branches. It also has many small brown…

Privacy

  Hi i need some advice…we have a huge maple tree at the back of our yard (neighbours tree) that has just had to be cut right back as it was overhanging our yard about 8 foot killing everything underneith…

tree for privacy

requesting recommendation for a tree to plant in backyard for privacy from rear neighbors. My backyard is south facing, slopes towards back fence, 40′ wide, with 3 meters of grass between a 2 meter wooden fence at border with rear…