Birds Nest Spruce new growth browning

I planted 2 birds nest spruce 3 weeks ago as instructions asked. Have had 3 inches of mulch around and fed with evergreen feet. Watering everyday for 2 weeks and now every second day. Soil around plant moist. Had rapid…

Emerald Cedar Branches

Hello, I purchased and planted 3 Emerald Cedar in the middle of April 2020 (Toronto). I used a mix of soil that was removed from the site, and nutrient dense soil. The root ball was just barely covered, leaving an…

Yoshiko cherry trees

Do you know where can I buy Yoshino Cherry trees in Scarborough or Toronto? I checked with Home Deport, Lowe and Sheridan but none of them carry it.…

Help identifying some trees Plant ID

Hi, I know it is difficult to identify a tree by a picture, but I was hoping someone might be able to identify the trees we have in our backyard. They are in a row, and the spacing looks like…

dwarf tree for very hot, sunny balcony

I trust all is well with you and your family, friends and acquaintances. We live on the 12 floor of a downtown Toronto condo with a west facing balcony. Our balcony is only open on 1 side, i.e., the west…

Road noise

I am looking for a fast growing evergreen/hedging that need little maintenance after first year. I have approximately 500 ft to plant. In addition what is the type of fertilizer is best for established cedars, 15 to 25 feet at…

Weeping Nootka cypress

When I purchased these trees I was concerned that they were not branched out, was told to cut off the leader. I did and now the trees aren’t getting bigger nor are they branching out? Did I damage the trees?…

pruning an amur maple

Is May a good time to prune an amur maple? It seems to form a canopy of leaves in the summer, so I’m concerned if I prune about 25% off the top now it may not leaf out sufficiently.…

Annuals under maple

Hello, thank you for answering my question. I have a large maple tree in a narrow (6ft’) garden between my driveway and front walkway. It faces west. I’m struggling with the plants under the tree. I appreciate reading the answers…

Shady garden suggestions

Can you tell me a year long shrub, flowering plant or grass for a shady area, such as under a tree.…