Cedar hedges

I have over a hundred feet of cedar hedges in a climate zone 5. The hedge is about 7 feet and is many years old. I have it trimmed annually …usually in June. Should I remove old leaves, pine needles…

Cedars look dead at bottom

I have two nice tall cedars but this year at the bottom they are dropping needles and look dead. The upper two thirds look great and healthy…

Emerald Cedars in distress

Last year I planted three 6 foot Emerald Cedars.  Two of them seemed to take just fine, but one did not.  It was replaced just a few weeks after purchase.  They seemed to be doing well going into and out…

Dead section on emerald cedar

We live in Dorchester ON and back onto the pond and conversation area there. We planted 49 emerald cedars 3 years ago between ours and neighbours properties. There are 6 of them together that the back of the cedar (…

Emerald Cedar foliage eaten by deer

We live in Kingston, Ontario and had a very long and cold winter marked by freezing rain and snow. Next door is a conservation area where many deer live. They were lacking sufficient food given the winter condition and ventured…

Discoloured Cedars

I planted cedars along one of my fences for privacy from my neighbours. They’re each about 5′ tall and I’m hoping in a year or so, they’ll spread out a bit. The problem is that they began to yellow and…