Cedar Hedge

Hello. I had cedars installed before the winter. They were green but now have turned brown. They feel good to the touch and nothing is falling off. I am just wondering if this is normal or not. I believe they…

Weeping Spruce

We live in Toronto (Rosedale) and the soil has a tendency to be Clay like. Our Weeping Spruce was about 8 years ago and does not seems to be happy with branches near the base dying and some slight signs…

Browning Cedars

I moved into a house in Mississauga during the winter and I have cedars in my backyard which are well over 12 feet tall. They receive sun all day and are in well drained soil. Ever since fall started they…

Tree Browning

Hi there, I have two large trees (spruce?) in the backyard that have quickly turned brown from the inside out, bottom to top. Is there anything I can do?

North Facing Shrubs

What shrubs would grow against a north facing wall. This is the back wall of a garage, which is quite empty and I’d like a larger shrubs. The planting area is 9′ wide and 3-4.5′ deep. I think a pyramidal…

Narrow growing evergreen *

Please recommend an evergreen that will grow less than 4 feet wide and 10 feet tall. Upright columnar yew? Faces east and will have about 6 hours of sunlight. Pickering Ontario location. To be planted beside a porch.…

Choosing Dwarf Evergreens

Hi, I was wondering if you could recommend a slow growing evergreen tree for my front lawn. I live in Toronto where my house faces north. I am redoing my front lawn/driveway and am trying to decide what to plant.…

Dying and Browning Emerald Cedars*

Hi, I planted 26 emerald cedars at the end of May and while a couple had some browning most looked lush and healthy in all spots. Now, 3 or 4 appear to be dead and others seem to be following…