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…

Narrow and Tall Privacy Screen

We live in Winnipeg, zone 3, with a small yard, and 3 foot space to plant a privacy screen along a 50 foot wood fence. There have been drainage problems in our yard, and last year we had some landscaping…

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…

Sweetbox

Can anyone tell me if the Sarococca Confusa is a good plant to grow in Toronto? I need a plant that grows in a flowere bed up against the front side of my house that virtually gets little to no…