Dying Emerald Cedars, Viburnum, and Berberis

Hello, Several Emerald cedars planted a year ago in the spring have turned brown suddenly and died–they have been watered throughout this summer weekly. A 12-13 year old Viburnum flowered beautifully this spring, but branches have been suddenly drying up…

Emerald cedars damaged by car exhaust*

We have a row of emerald cedars that separates our yard from the neighbour’s parking spot. Their vehicle backs up to the cedars and their car exhaust hits the cedars for extended periods each winter day as they warm their…

Emerald green cedars*

Hi, iam wondering our cedars are facing west but are partially shaded by a large maple tree.The trees look decent but patchy should we move them to our back yard that has full sun for 6-8 hours.we also have another…

Emerald Cedars – Colour

Hi there … so glad I found this site. This spring, we planted 6 Emerald Green Cedars in our back yard in Mississauga. They all seem to be doing fine but 2 of them (the 2 on the left in…

Cedar Not Doing Well*

Hi there, I have a small cedar at the front of the house. Planted a year ago. It is slowly going brown in the front centre and its expanding. It’s getting enough water. What can I do about this?  …

Using Dead Cedar Foliage as Mulch*

I am confused about the uses of fallen cedar foliage. My neighbor and I share a boundary cedar hedge (7 foot high, 20+ years old, zone 5, semi-arid climate, clay soil). The hedge is healthy and drops the normal amount…

Cedar Hedge*

Our cedar hedge is approximately 15 feet high. In late summer 2014 we had a tree company trim it. I believe they cut it back more than necessary. It is stressed but slowly coming back. We water it in dry…

Eastern Ontario White Cedars*

I am looking for privacy in my backyard, and was considering the above cedars. The area is part shade, with an apple tree surrounding area. The soil is clay and sand. My concern is the cedars mentioned are sparse and…

Emerald Cedars*

Hi, I am planting a row of emerald cedars along my backyard fence to create a privacy screen. In mid-April I planted 6 cedars that are 5-6 feet high. I plan to plant around another 10 cedars to complete the…

Frequency watering cedar hedge in second year*

We planted two long rows of swamp cedar hedge 4ft or so in height last summer. We watered them well and regularly and they did great over the winter. So this is our second summer coming up. How much and…