Dwarf Alberta spruce

Dwarf Alberta spruce. Can these trees be planted in a large, cut-off barrel as I don’t have the room for them to be put in the ground? We live in southeast Saskatchewan. They are about two feet in height now.…

are locust seeds viable

On our street, we have a light green locust tree that turns yellow in the fall. Recently, the ground was blanketed with small flowers. Do all locust have the long curly pods? Were these “flowers” merely flowers or were they…

Trimming grass around Trees

I have hundreds of mature trees in my back yard. Some areas I keep the grass neatly trimmed right up to the trees but some trees are near river so I let the grass grow tall all around them. Which…

Neighbour’s Plants

I would like to know what is the right (lawful) thing to do regarding plants/vines/trees that are planted in a neighbour’s property but that eventually lean over to my side of the fence. Do I have the right to prune…

Japanese Maple leaves are pale yellow

This tree is located in the full sun for most the day. It is located in the North Toronto neighbourhood. The leaves were green last year but now those at the top of the tree and end of the branches…

Sparse growth on maple tree

Attached are photos that further depict the problems I have with my maple tree that you addressed in a previous email. Small leaves with brown edges, small seed pods with brown, dead ends of twigs (no growth) and my tree…