5 years old dying and browning Emerald cedars

Hi ,we Emeralds cedar trees 5 years old that after 2017 winter they turn brown We leave in Ottawa Ontario and I wondering if the trees dying or we can do something to bring them back again Thanks…

Covering Cedar Hedge

Hi, I was wondering when should I cover my established cedar hedge. Is it just before the first frost I should do it, or when is the best time. I have heard to do it in the fall but that…

What type of Yew should I plant

I would like a an all year round green hedge in front of my two windows which are situated at the front of the bungalow. I have an South East exposure. My concern is; would they grow to high and…

Transplant fertilizer

I have just transplanted some perennials. Given that it is the end of August, is it too late to use transplant liquid? Also, should I wait until spring to use evergreen fertilizer or can I fertilize now?…

Container gardening for privacy screen

I would like to put up a privacy screen but it must be in containers and is under the shade of a maple. There is a driveway at the back with a 6 foot fence and we are looking directly…

Emerald Cedar Dying or Sunburnt?

I live in the GTA and have planted 10 6ft Emerald Cedars early this spring. They have all done really well until now with the exception of 1 which is now showing signs of trouble. They are planted along a…

Transplanted yews

I am in Boston. My neighbor had three large yews, (2 are 9′ H, 5′ W, 1 is 7’H 4’W), he announced he wanted to get rid of them. They had been manicured round for years. I tried to transplant…

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…