fertilizer for star magnolia

What fertilizer should I be using for a presently blooming, beautiful star magnolia? When should I be using it?      …

azalea plants

my azalea girrard rose ( not sure if correct does not look good from winter. leaves usually stay and new ones appear slowly this year they appear to be all dried and nothing new.) should I cut it back feed…

Hedges

Hello, I am interested in planting coniferous hedges, mainly for privacy and noise reduction from the street. Any advice for different species and reasonable cost? What is the kind that can be trimmed with straight edges that is very aesthetically…

Mahonia dead?

I have two mahonia plants which have thrived for the past 15+ years, but this spring they show no signs of life. I notice other mahonias in the neighbourhood (downtown Toronto) which look similar. Have my plants not survived the…

Standard hydrangea

I want to transplant my ten year old standard hydrangea. I also want to prune it. I am in Etobicoke and would like to do this soon. My question is, is it a good time to transplant, and should I…

transplanting

Location: Toronto Hunt Club area. Is it now safe to transplant snowball bushes and a small bush? Our wisteria (about eight years old) is showing no signs of life. Is there still hope for revival?…

Tree Removal Process

What is the permit process required to remove a dying tree from my backyard? ¬†Will the City plant a laburnum in my front yard at no cost?…

Tree Possibilities

Hello, I am looking for a tree to plant in my front garden. The space is very small – a bed about 6 feet wide by 5 feet long, surrounded by concrete. I have attached a picture, but please note…

rabbit damage

This was clearly a hard winter for creatures and a rabbit has eaten the bark off most of the bottom of our burning bush. Can it survive this or is it likely dead? thanks.…

Taylor Junipers

I have been hard pressed finding Taylor Junipers here in Toronto. I have found a few but want to know how well they do in Toronto. Before I go and spend money I would like to know how well they…