Christmas tree

Hi, you posted about replanting your Christmas tree but didn’t respond to my Facebook comment clarifying if it’s one w the root ball still intact or this is actually possible w a cut tree.…

Emerald cedar – planting in November

Good morning, we want to plant emerald cedars along our backyard fence. We would like to know if it’s better to wait for next spring or if there’s still time to plant now.…

Planting Emerald Cedars in November

is the end of November too late to plant emerald trees that are in pots and are 5 feet tall. Location London Ontario on well drained sandy soil .…

Suggestion for a tree in shade

My neighbour has a wonderful, large maple, and it provides shade most of the day on one part of our lawn. I have successfully planted various dogwoods on my side of the property, and would like to add another smaller…

Overgrown evergreen shrubs

Hello, I don’t know what to do with my 2 overgrown evergreen shrubs. They are very large, about 6 feet wide in diameter and about 5 feet 5 inches tall. They are very beautiful, left to grow without any pruning…

Trimming large, mature white cedars

I received a quote from an arborist in the summer to trim large white cedar hedges. They are about 40 years old. Last few years we have been unable to prune them professionally, so they are overgrown. The neighbour on…

What to plant in retaining wall planter box

If you could please suggest some plant ideas for this planter box…I would like height (to hide wall behind) and perhaps some colour. The box is 3 ft x 5 ft At first I thought 3 Degroot cedars…then I thought…

Conifers for tight space

Hi, I email you earlier for a deciduous tree for a tight space and thank you for your advice and recommendations! Hi, I live in Toronto, ON. I have a rather small backyard (40ft x 25ft) Do you have any…

Pelletized lime for acidic lawn and borders

I have one giant Emily Carr-worthy pine in my back yard. The lawn and borders nearby have been bombarded with falling needles in the past few very hot, dry summer months and the acidic soil is thinning the grass and…