Recommendation for privacy evergreens in wet soil

Hi, we have a backyard pool in the Toronto area. We’re very exposed to the house behind us which sits on a higher grade. Along the back fence, we have pretty wet soil (if you dig down a couple of…

When to Plant Cedars in Toronto

We have some mature cedars along the borders of our backyard that are withering. We want to fill in some of the “bald” spots, which are shady, with new 5 – 6 feet cedars. When is the best time of…

Cedar hedge turning brown

We live in the GTA and our 20 year old cedar hedge is turning brown in spots. It gets full afternoon sun on the south side. It has been a hot dry summer but we have never had this issue…

eastern white cedars

HELLO i have a cedar hedge 1.5 years old .planted in the sun did great in the summer but i have noticed that some have become a bit thin.also it has produced a lot of seed clusters i would like…

black cedar

i have a very imposing house behind my property i am looking to grow some fast growing cedars i would like native plants to my region which is norwich. 22 minutes south of woodstock climate zone is 6a full sun…

Browning Arborvitae

Hi, I have a row of arborvitae trees in my backyard, and one of them seem to have a section that is browning (see photo). I live in the North York area of Toronto, and the soil type is silty…

Alternatives to Emerald Cedar

Hello, I am located at Scarborough east Toronto, which is around zone 5-6. I want to find one kind of tree alternative to Emerald Cedar against my backyard fence. My backyard is face to west, so the sunlight is enough.…

25 Year Old Cedar

The attached pictures show a 25 year old cedar foundation planting that, as you can see, has gone “out of control”. It is located on the north side of my house. During snow or heavy winds, it is now separating…

Emerald Cedars care after planting.

Hi There. I have recently planted Emerald Cedars in an area that seems to stay quite wet. Previous to the Cedars, I have Hills Yews planted last May. They died in a few months. It may be that the Yews…