Pyramidal Cedar Care for Winter

I am in zone 4, and have several stand alone 12 to 14 foot high pyramidal cedars. They are planted along a forest line, but are exposed to winter wind conditions. We are also in a micro climate area with…

Yellowing Emerald Cedars

Hello, i noticed the other day that my cedar trees are turning yellow. The soil beneath the cedars is very rocky and very dry. Is the yellowing of the needles due to poor soil conditions or lack of water? Any…

Maintaining globe cedars

I have two globe cedars on the north side of my house. They have grown quite large – higher than my eavestroughs and from the outside they look very full, but they are hollow inside. I would like to prune…

Shedding evergreens

Hello :) I have a question about our thuja evergreens (of exact name I’m not sure) that are about 7-9 years old. They are planted along our driveway. We protect them from winter salt, but never cover them with burlap.…

Planting Emerald cedar

Hi I live in Maple, in a new subdivision and I am looking to plant 10 x 5 foot Emerald cedar in my back yard as hedging; I purchased them from Lowes last weekend, but my soil is mostly clay…

Fertilizing emerald cedar trees

I planted 140 emerald trees in 2014 Easter- long weekend. This year I was told to fertilize and use 30-10-10. My question is what is better the water solution fertilizer or the granules. I do not want to over fertilize. …

Eastern white cedars browning

Hello, last fall I planted an eastern white cedar hedge. All of the trees were approx 6 ft tall, they were planted at the edge of a forest. In the last month or so sections have started to brown. Even…