Small Cedar Hedge Shows Possible Winter Animal Damage

These young cedars are at the cottage.  I returned this spring to find that they are all clipped with neat little 45 degree angle cuts – it looks like someone used pruners.  All of the branches and tips that are…

Pruning tall cedars to promote lower growth?

I live in Calgary and have managed to grow two gorgeous cedars in the east side of my home for the past twenty years. This past horrific winter, mule deer came into our neighbourhood for the first time, to forage,…

Bark Damage to My Young Dawn Redwood

A few days ago, I noticed that most of the bark of my twenty foot Metasequoia glyptostroboides had been stripped off from the ground up to about 4′.  Footprints in the freshly fallen snow indicate that it was likely deer. …

Privacy hedge in Haliburton Highland

Hello there, I am looking for a deer resistant plant that will work as a privacy hedge in a low, shaded, wet area. We have tried lilac, cedar and spirea and all is eaten over the winter months by deer.…