emerald green cedars

We have planted these cedars about three weeks ago, we were told they came in fresh from BC. They are about 2 meters high, they are starting to get brown from the bottom up. Will the recover, is this normal…

Dying japenese yew hedge

This past spring we planted 35 (expensive!) japenese dense yews to form a hedge. They were vibrant green and gorgeous. Now one by one, adjacent to each other, they start to rust/brown randomly, and over a few months brown all…

Red Bud trees

Our young Red Bud died this past winter here in Windsor. We’ve chopped it down but were unable to get the roots. Obviously now we have lots of branches growing from below(suckers?). I don’t know if we should prune them…

Pruning Alpine Current

We live in Scarborough and have an alpine current hedge in a almost totally shaded area. Clay soil. It looks like it has gotten out of hand as in many places the main branches grow vertical for 6-12 inches and…

Plant Identification

Good Day! Could You please tell me name on this plant. Picture was taken on September 09. 2014 in south Etobicoke. Size of the plant is aproximately 2 feet tall and 1foot wide. Thank You!…

Shrubs for dry full shade – which is best?

Hello! I’ve been researching shrubs for deep shade that are also drought tolerant for a spot we have under an overhanging Manitoba maple tree. Would you be able to offer any comments on suitability based on your experiences with the…

What tree is this?

Hi there. Nobody can tell me what type of tree this is. This picture was taken in early June, in Toronto. Shortly after this time the flowers fall off. Thanks for your help!

Planting Japanese maple

I want to plant a Japanese maple in my front yard, it is north east facing. I live in North Brampton, and would also like to know what other plants would go well with it. I would also like to…

Does my tree have verticillium wilt?

I have a Norway Maple that I think is very sick. Some branches are completely dead on one side of the tree and some others still have leaves but they have gone brown. There are also some thin, stringy mushrooms…

Hydrangea – Blooming, Growing, Pruning

Having several issues with my hydrangeas . One was planted 2 years ago, has grown well with very healthy looking foliage but has never bloomed Another planted at the same time in the same bed will not grow. This bed…