Commercial property native plant landscape design

I live in a high rise condo and our grounds (Beds, lawns and patios) need to be rejuvenated. I am lobbying for exclusive use of native perennials, shrubs and trees. Are you aware of any commercial properties in the GTA…

Evergreen trees are browning

Hi- I live in Toronto and have several evergreen trees on my front lawn (north side of property) that are approximately 23 years old. They have been perfectly healthy until this past month when several of them have turned brown.…

Overwintering Emerald Cedar Tree in a Pot*

I live in Northern Ontario. Can Emerald Cedar tree survive in it’s pot over the winter and how should I winterize the tree. If the tree will not survive, what should I do to until I can plant it in…

Replacement trees for private property*

The blue spruce on my property has to be removed die to the dangerous leaning. Can I replace it with any tree of my choice? Like White Pine. Or there are some restrictions? Is there any list of trees suitable…

Eastern Ontario White Cedars*

I am looking for privacy in my backyard, and was considering the above cedars. The area is part shade, with an apple tree surrounding area. The soil is clay and sand. My concern is the cedars mentioned are sparse and…

Frequency watering cedar hedge in second year*

We planted two long rows of swamp cedar hedge 4ft or so in height last summer. We watered them well and regularly and they did great over the winter. So this is our second summer coming up. How much and…

Swamp cedar hedge*

My swamp cedar hedge bought at a nursery ten years ago has grown at least twelve feet high. It is in dry clay soil in full sun. Caledon area just north of Toronto. It looks beautiful to me as I…