Short, all season tree for small garden

Attached is my small backyard garden. the Japanese maple is not doing well, as you can see. can u suggest a few options for a nice all seasons blue evergreen or some tree that is colorful and there form spring…

dwarf tree for very hot, sunny balcony

I trust all is well with you and your family, friends and acquaintances. We live on the 12 floor of a downtown Toronto condo with a west facing balcony. Our balcony is only open on 1 side, i.e., the west…