Birds Nest Spruce new growth browning

I planted 2 birds nest spruce 3 weeks ago as instructions asked. Have had 3 inches of mulch around and fed with evergreen feet. Watering everyday for 2 weeks and now every second day. Soil around plant moist. Had rapid…

Shady garden suggestions

Can you tell me a year long shrub, flowering plant or grass for a shady area, such as under a tree.…

Fast growing non invasive hedge

I am looking for the best choice for a low 3ft hedge, dense for privacy in full Sun. Please let me know your recommendation and where i can find in the GTA…

Major trim to cedar hedge

Hi, We live in Swansea (south of Bloor and Jane toward the lake). Our house faces south (toward the lake). We moved in 11 years ago and inherited a too-tall (about 2 metres tall) box (?) cedar hedge that runs…

Dwarf Mugo Pines in Containers

Hello, Is Dwarf Mugo Pine good for containers? Is it ok to plant 3 Dwarf mugo #2CG in one planter? Planter Size: 15” H x 38” W x 15” D Thanks…

Searching for a Similar Plant

Please advise a similar looking plant that could withstand Toronto winters in the planter. Ideally it should be evergreen. Planters will be exposed to sun about 6-7 hours daily. Thanks…

emerald Cedar trees browning and dying –

I have 40 emerald cedar trees about 2 to 3 years old and 6 feet tall.About 12 trees have gone brown and died. please advise how I can save the rest. Mississauga area…

Shrub boarders between 2 back gardens

Northern Exposure – midtown Toronto, 2-3 story townhouses surround area. Require tall, dense, green ( preferably with berry to attract birds in winter ) Would English Holly with red berries work ? Please advise and add others deemed appropriate. Forsythia,…

Privacy Hedge

I live in a Townhouse in Mississauga and wanted to create a hedge wall that will block myself and my neighbours. I have been researching the Leylandii Hedge but it may not be hardy enough for our environment even though…