Privacy trees

We recently put in a pool and created a 4 foot flowerbed on both sides, separated by a 4 foot path. We have a 6’ wooden fence but we’d like tall trees on both sides that may grow up to…

Planting cedars in large planter on a deck

Hi there, We are building a large deck and the planter will be a long (trough-like) 18′ long, 2.5′ wide, 2.5 high. I want to plant 7-8 cedars to make a raised privacy fence. We are in the Grimsby area…

Thuja occidentalis ‘Smaragd’ (Emerald cedar)

i live in eastern ontarioand have allways trouble with above cedar they are planted on the northside of the house no windprotectin here lots of north west and northeast wind looking for a replacement soiltype is clay with sand and…

Dying and Dried Out Cedar Hedge

I have a privacy hedge at the back of my Ottawa home. The hedge is about 40 feet wide and is about 12-14 feet high. It backs up against and along an identical hedge owned by my neighbour. It is…

Emerald Cedar Tree Dying

Hi  I live in Brampton and planted 15 of ceder tree in june at my backyard. I dig 2ft by 2ft and also put some top soil with sheep manuare mix and planted. I watered a month and it was…

Degroot Cedars

I have just planted a dozen DeGroot Cedars. I have no idea if I am under watering or overwatering. Although I did dig out the holes and added triple mix, the surrounding environment is Clay and I am not sure…

Emerald Cedars

Hello, We have a very sunny lit property with an area already covered with emerald cedars, but would like to complete the remainder of the property with them (around 50 feet). When is the best time of year to plant,…

Emerald Cedars

Four and a half years ago, we planted 22 Emerald Cedars in a row, approx. 30″ apart. Until this year, they have done quite well and have more than doubled in height (10′) and width. Even though I’m on a…

Cedar Hedges

Have large cedar hedge close to 8 ft. tall. We would like to replace three of the trees in the middle of the run. How would this be done? Would it be harmful to the other trees to the side…