Cedar Hedge

Hello, I recently planted 30 feet of 8′ cedars. It has been 2 weeks and a have been watering the cedars in the morning and in the evening. The area is an old neighbourhood with many hedges, lilacs and other…

Proper Watering of Emerald Cedars

Hi, I’ve planted a row of Emerald Cedars in my backyard. The line of cedars is planted East to West and gets fairly full sun on a clear day. My question is that I’ve set a soaker hose to run…

Brown Tips on Cedars

My neighbour is having problems with her cedars.  The tips are turning brown.  Can you give any suggestions?  …

Trimming an over grown globe cedar

I have a globe cedar in my front yard. It was planted six years ago. At that time I was told that I was already 5 year old by the land scraper. Over the years my husband trimmed it a…

Thuya’s Top Browning

I planted my Emerald Green Arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis) in a sunny spot 3 years ago.  My soil is not great, with lots of clay, but I try to make it more drainable every time I plant something.  It enjoyed healthy…

cedar hedges that have been trimmed back

We had a 20 ft cedar hedge that was trimmed back in height a couple of feet and our side of the hedge trimmed back…. but not to just brown…. green layer still there…. but neighbour cut other side harder.…

Growing Emerald Cedar in Container

I just bought an emerald cedar from a big box store. It’s 5 feet tall. What size container should I get to replant the tree in? I don’t want the tree to grow much taller than 7 feet tall. I…

Emerald cedar turning yellow after planting

Hi I planted 7 cedars 4 days ago and I have the feeling they are turning yellow. I was wondering if this is normal result of planting and associated stresses of it or I should be concerned that my trees…

Replace Emerald Cedars with something else

Hello, I am looking for a replacement for emerald cedars, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, zone 7a, clay soil. These were recommended by our landscaper but after three years and drainage issues, and drought, and multiple replacements of emerald cedars, it’s time to…

Browning Cedars

I moved into a house in Mississauga during the winter and I have cedars in my backyard which are well over 12 feet tall. They receive sun all day and are in well drained soil. Ever since fall started they…