Pruning a Weeping Pussy Willow

I live in Toronto and I received a potted Tree of Enchantment as a gift.  I understand that the plant needs to be pruned once it has stopped blooming. I have gone to different sites but each one tells me…

Black Tulip Magnolia – When to unwrap

I planted 3 black tulip magnolias. They seem to have wintered well and also seem to have many buds. I wrapped them with burlap over the winter. When do I unwrap them? They are in a sunny, south facing, sheltered…

Garden Bed Creation

Hi there, My property is covered with various plants and trees which have flourished over the years except in one area. The curved garden bed (see attached file) between my patio area and my neighbour’s chain link fence hasn’t provided…

Advice on pruning an old apple tree

The photo I am submitting is of an apple tree in a corner of a courtyard in downtown Toronto where I live. I gets lost of sun. It’s semi dwarf, probably close to 15ft in diameter and about 12 ft…

Vine choking my cedar

This vine has spread over 2 small cedar trees and seems to be impeding their growth. I have cut it back a lot. Should I dig it out?…

how close to plant trees

Hi .. this look appears to be broken….looks like it is a great post … https://www.torontomastergardeners.ca/wp-admin/post.php?post=13011&action=edit…

Trees or Shrubs for North Facing Balcony

Hi, I’m looking to plant several small trees/shrubs on my north facing balcony that gets a fair amount of indirect light. I’m wondering what options are best for looks, privacy and low maintenance ie less pruning. Lastly, any tips on…

Replacing Boxwood

Do you think it is safe to start replacing Boxwood after last year’s blight???…