Emerald cedar turning yellow after planting

Hi I planted 7 cedars 4 days ago and I have the feeling they are turning yellow. I was wondering if this is normal result of planting and associated stresses of it or I should be concerned that my trees…

‘Pincushion’ boxwood

Do you have any idea where I can find 2 gallon pin cushion boxwood plants – I planted a line in the fall at the front of my house but I was 3 plants short – now I can’t find…

Japanese Yew

In Toronto. Zone 5 – 6. I have three Japanese yews, pyramid shaped planted to be a barrier from public scrutiny. Two are flourishing. Replaced the third twice. The needles yellow and the plant slowly dies. The soil is basically…

Replace Emerald Cedars with something else

Hello, I am looking for a replacement for emerald cedars, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, zone 7a, clay soil. These were recommended by our landscaper but after three years and drainage issues, and drought, and multiple replacements of emerald cedars, it’s time to…

Fertilizing cedar hedges

I have a cedar hedge which is well established and was wondering if Miracle-gro 24-8-16 would be ok to use?…

White pines are dying

I have 2 small white columnar pines.  One died over the winter and the second pine does not appear to be doing very well.  While the needles are still green, the tips are tinged with brown.  The top is singed…

Emerald cedars bent over from snow

I have 2 emerald cedars about 7 feet tall. Several of the ‘boughs’ were bent over from a heavy snowfall in the winter. Although I broomed off the snow when I discovered it, the branches did not swing back into…

Cedar Boughs – Can they be used as Mulch?

After pruning a living fence of Eastern White Cedar (Thuja), is there anything I can do with the branches?  Are these prunings OK to use for mulch on young maple trees?    …

Tall Coniferous Trees for Privacy

This spring we are getting rid of an extremely tall 30+feet Juniper that is weak, scraggly and quite past its expiry date. Unfortunately when it goes, so will our privacy. There is a 40-foot section of fence that it stands…