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…

Cedar hedge

  I live in Port Elgin Ontario, about 1 km from the lake. The soil is mostly sandy. We have a cedar hedge along the south side of our property that is about 30 years old, about 6 ft high…

Serviceberry blight, Part 2

This is my second posing of a question about my Robin Hill Serviceberry (first question/answer under “Serviceberry Blight”). The leaves have indeed developed bright orange spots, and the tips of some branches and also berry clusters are starting to drop.…

Thuja occidentalis ‘Smaragd’ (Emerald cedar)

i live in eastern ontarioand have allways trouble with above cedar they are planted on the northside of the house no windprotectin here lots of north west and northeast wind looking for a replacement soiltype is clay with sand and…

hedge

  Need to do an evergreen hedge along my driveway for privacy due to smoking neighbors. the space is 3 feet and the hedge can be up 59 inches. Thank you in advance for the assistance…

Dwarf Hinoki Falsecypress

FYI I have two Hinoki cypress trees that used to survive in the hardy winter in zone 3, we had some bad winter in Winnipeg in this year, I’m afraid my trees won’t make it. It is -1 outdoor which…

White Spots on Rhodo Leaves

IMG_2237.JPG The leaves on my dwarf rhododendron have little white spots. What is the cause and how do I treat it?…