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…

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…

Evergreen shrubs are dying

I live in Southern York Region and I have a number of evergreen plants, but they are not doing well. The needles are browning and the branches are wilting. The trunk also looks like they have shedding bark. More and…

Emerald green cedars

Hi, iam wondering our cedars are facing west but are partially shaded by a large maple tree.The trees look decent but patchy should we move them to our back yard that has full sun for 6-8 hours.we also have another…

Emerald Cedars – Colour

Hi there … so glad I found this site. This spring, we planted 6 Emerald Green Cedars in our back yard in Mississauga. They all seem to be doing fine but 2 of them (the 2 on the left in…

Cedar Hedge

Our cedar hedge is approximately 15 feet high. In late summer 2014 we had a tree company trim it. I believe they cut it back more than necessary. It is stressed but slowly coming back. We water it in dry…