Overwintering Eugenia topiaries

I have four triple ball Eugenia topiaries that I need to overwinter. I live in zone 6B. Last year I brought them into the house and they died. That said, I simply do not have the room in my house…

Is tropical potting soil appropriate for Dwarf Alberta Spruce?

Hello, I just bought two Dwarf Alberta Spruce plants…which I intend to repot into planters that are 7”X7”X7”. I will be placing them outdoors on my balcony (they get south and west sunlight) asap. I realize they require “well-drained acidic…

Yew bush/tree

Are Yew trees toxic to people and animals? Is this one of those?…

Do White Cedars change colour in fall?

Hello! We had white cedars planted as a privacy hedge in April and they have been so so well! Last week however, I noticed some trees were starting to turn yellow. The leaves are soft and moist but the color…

Black Cedars with brown tips

Hi – About 3 years ago I planted 8 8-foot black cedars next to a wood fence. They are about 10+ feet now and relatively look healthy. Late spring I noted a few branches on 2 of them where the…

Digging near an established Cedar Hedge

Hello I have a question about shallow digging near a large cedar hedge and damage to the roots and cedar itself. How far from the hedge does the lateral root network go, and can a cedar sustain some lateral root…

privacy tree

I live 18 inches from my neighbour and want to block out his wall. I have looked at numerous evergreen trees but need an expert’s advice. The tree should be of very narrow width, columnar not pyramidal, fast growing, sun…

Landscaping advise

HI I was wondering if I can get some advise on landscaping my frontward. I have the design but wanted help with foundation plants to select…

Pinus Mugo ‘Slowmound’

Hi All, I purchased two gorgeous Slowmounds in June. I waited until the weather was less hot to plant them in a pretty shady spot with good drainage and good quality soil (lots of good worm activity). Over the past…