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…

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…

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.…

lacecap hydrangeas

I was out in Vancouver and noticed these beautiful hydrangeas with a flat flower. Googled and found out they are lacecaps. I live in Oshawa (just east of Toronto) and would like to find and grow some. Is this a…