Pruning Japanese Maples

Good morning, we live in East York (St. Clair and O’connor area) and have a 7-8 year old Japanese Maple in our front yard, western exposure. We want to prune it’s heigth and are wonder if now (April 7th, 2019)…

Crimson/Red Foilage Japanese Maple

We have a small (25 feet by 15 feet) south facing back garden. Please advise on the most spectacular crimson/red Japanese Maple for this area. It will be planted three feet from an east facing wooden fence. We would like…

Pyramidal oak

We have a pyramidal oak tree about 35′ and probably about 20 – 30 years old in Scarborough, full sun, clay/loam. Over the last 4 years it is developing more and more drooping, some minor limbs and two large groups…

Mexican Flowering Dogwood

Can you tell me if the Mexican Flowering Dogwood has a noticeable aroma. The flowers are so amazing I was just wondering if they were also heavily scented. Thank you!…

Chum Tree

I have a chum tree, and would like to know how to promote fruit from this tree. It has only produced about 4 pieces of fruit so far. ¬†Should I prune it, or just use some fertilizer? I would like…

Boxwood Blight

Is there a treatment for boxwood blight? I have three affected shrubs, not dead but definitely diseased.…

Privacy Hedge Recommendation

I would appreciate advice re a quick growing privacy hedge (specimen tree ) in an area which is full sun/part shade. Tall growing please !! We would like to obscure wall of three story apartment building next door. Chinese elm…

Poplar Cuttings

Hi, I was wondering where I can get specific species of poplar (cuttings). Is it permitted to get a cutting from a public park?…

Dwarf Hinoki Falsecypress

FYI I have two Hinoki cypress trees that used to survive in the hardy winter in zone 3, we had some bad winter in Winnipeg in this year, I’m afraid my trees won’t make it. It is -1 outdoor which…