Do White Cedars change colour in fall?

Hello! We had white cedars planted as a privacy hedge in April and they have been so so well! Last week however, I noticed some trees were starting to turn yellow. The leaves are soft and moist but the color…

Black Cedars with brown tips

Hi – About 3 years ago I planted 8 8-foot black cedars next to a wood fence. They are about 10+ feet now and relatively look healthy. Late spring I noted a few branches on 2 of them where the…

Plants not growing

My small front and sloped garden produces zero growth to plants in general. There is a huge ugly pine tree planted that cannot be removed. None of the plants seem to grow at all and many have died. Petunias and…

Cedar hedges

Hi I live in Ottawa Ontario . I would like to remove 32 feet old dying hedges between two driveways ( separating my property with my neighbour ) and replace it with either Eastern white cedar hedges or Emerald Green…

Northern/ Eastern white cedar

Is there a difference between Northern and Eastern white cedar? We live in Aurora, Ontario. We want to establish a cedar privacy wall. The cedars would be planted by one of the deck sides. We need dense conical trees. Thank…

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…

Cedar hedge is dying

Hi I am hoping you can help. I live in East York and planted a cedar hedge last year on the East and North Borders of my property. About 3 weeks ago I applied a new layer of mulch (about…

Boxwoods

I have two 5 yr old, 6′ high boxwoods in 3’x3′ containers on the rooftop – full sun. I’ve just noticed patches of brown dead leaves throughout the bushes. There appears to be mini cobwebs and little specs but no…

Green Spire Euonymous

Help! My neighbour has stained his backyard fence a strong shade of dark red — the kind you see on country barns. Not great. We live in Toronto’s Beach neighbourhood. I would like to obscure the view next door by…

Growing Trees

Hi! I have some tree saplings that I’m starting in containers with the intention of transplanting to viable sites when they are a little older and stronger. How do I protect them in the winter? Particularly, should I be worried…