Norfolk pine in Canada

I’ve been growing and tending to my Norfolk pine for almost 13 years, changing its soil and pots and watching it grow. It has reached the height of 10 feet and no longer fits into our house comfortably. I’ve taken…

When is spring planting over?

Hi, I have a yard to landscape in mid town Toronto  and I’d like to get going.  Most advice says to plant in the spring or fall.  Is mid June planting considered spring, or should I wait till fall?  (I’m…

Privacy tree

I am looking for a tree that a deciduous tree that: 1.  has a bare stem up to 7 ft and then forms a leafy crown 2.  has a thick crown you can’t see through 3.  can grow up to…

Help all emerald cedars dying

Hi there I live in Niagara Falls and I planted over 20 emerald cedars about a month ago – half of them are already brown (with a few dead). What am I doing wrong? My yard is full of white…

Spruce Lost Bottom 3/4 of Needles

This spruce was a memorial gift, so I’m trying to save it. When we received it (2yrs ago) it almost immediately started dropping needles. The potting mixture was moist so I refrained from watering until the top inch or so…

Planted Cedars…whats next?

I recently planted Emerald and white cedars in our yard, about 3 weeks ago. I put some bone meal in the soil and have been watering them deeply every day. Ive applied mulch as well making sure to keep it…

Emerald Cedars Dying

Hello We have been experiencing Emerald cedar die off for two seasons now and it’s progressing from one tree to the next. As far as we can tell, it’s not an issue of over or underwatering. I’m trying ti save…

Repair Cedar Tree

I have a Cedar Tree in my backyard which has bent due to the heavy snow that happened last winter. I tried using some 2/4 wood on the side(check pictures) but it doesn’t still straighten up. Can you help me…

Emerald Cedar Trees and Compost

We live in Scarborough, zone 5. We are trying to prepare to plant 16 emerald cedar trees (4-5 feet in height) in our backyard facing west. We have ordered some bulk ‘triple mix’ but we think that they might have…