Scale

How should I go about getting rid of scale on my euonymus plant? I’m pretty certain it is scale. Should I start treating it now while it is still cool outside. Or should I wait until it warms up more?…

Discoloured Cedars

I planted cedars along one of my fences for privacy from my neighbours. They’re each about 5′ tall and I’m hoping in a year or so, they’ll spread out a bit. The problem is that they began to yellow and…

arctic fire dogwood/Cornus stolinifera ‘Farrow’

Dear Gardeners, In our garden at a commercial site in Etobicoke, Zone 5, we planted a number of the above named shrubs for winter colour and also because it was mentioned that it would be “compact in stature” unlike the…

Fruiting Cherry Trees

I’d like information on fruiting cherry trees – what varieties are recommended for fruit production in home gardens.  …

privacy trees

I would ike to plant shrubs / trees for privacy in front of a bow window. The only problem being it is a very shaded area. It gets sun around 4pm. Any suggestions.…

Hedging

We would like to plant a hedge for privacy in our backyard. We have an above ground pool and want the hedge along the back of our backyard. We would like the hedge to be 8-10 ft high. Although we…

Japanese Maples

Hi there, I’m wondering where in Toronto I could buy seeds for Japanese Maple trees within the next week (early February) in Toronto? Thanks…

Which tree would you choose?

Hi there We just moved to a new home in Markham, Ontario. I really wanted to plant a beautiful tree in front of the house to add character also give it more of a homey feel. Any suggestions on something…

Roses -winter protection

I forgot to put soil around my roses (tender hybrid teas located along south side of house) for winter protection. What can I do now in the middle of January.…