Pruning pine trees and bushes

1. Can the pine trees and bushes be pruned back. 2. If so, when is the best time to prune them? I have a blue spruce bush and a few dwarf pine trees that are overgrown.…

Jack pine tree white spots

Im having issues with my trees this year and am looking for something to save them the pine tree has white spots on the needles on the lower branches. Would appreciate any advice you can give me. I’ll try and…

Spruce tree

I sent a email earlier about my tree that has an opening where white sap has drained out. No evidence of insect’s. I believe my photo didn’t get sent so hopefully can do it now thanks. Previous email copied here:…

Covering Cedar Hedge

Hi, I was wondering when should I cover my established cedar hedge. Is it just before the first frost I should do it, or when is the best time. I have heard to do it in the fall but that…

What type of Yew should I plant

I would like a an all year round green hedge in front of my two windows which are situated at the front of the bungalow. I have an South East exposure. My concern is; would they grow to high and…

Transplant fertilizer

I have just transplanted some perennials. Given that it is the end of August, is it too late to use transplant liquid? Also, should I wait until spring to use evergreen fertilizer or can I fertilize now?…

Privacy trees

We recently put in a pool and created a 4 foot flowerbed on both sides, separated by a 4 foot path. We have a 6’ wooden fence but we’d like tall trees on both sides that may grow up to…

Young pinus densiflora (tanyosho) with problems

I planted this young pinus densiflora (tanyosho) a few weeks ago. It seemed healthy when I purchased & planted it. Yesterday I noticed there is a white substance building up at the tips of the new growth (looks sort of…

tree for privacy

requesting recommendation for a tree to plant in backyard for privacy from rear neighbors. My backyard is south facing, slopes towards back fence, 40′ wide, with 3 meters of grass between a 2 meter wooden fence at border with rear…

Northern White Cedar Winter Care

Once rooting has occurred, I plan to transfer these Northern White Cedar cuttings to 10-inch pots. I will be acclimating them to direct sunlight in early autumn and caring for them in full sun for the following year. I will…