Alberta Spruce

Hi I’m in Toronto (Birchmount/Danforth area). I have 3 largish Alberta spruce (the decorator kind, not trees) which were here when I took the property over nearly 5 years ago. They are at the back, north side of my property…

My newly-planted yew trees are turning yellow !

About a month ago we planted a row of 6 yew trees,  in the back yard, about 12″ apart, and in a very shady area. We live in the High Park area of Toronto, which has a very sandy, oak…

globe cedar mature 4 meters tall

cedar is 2feet from the house.can i remove top portion of entire tree, leaving 1-2 feet of all crown branches? will the tree survive ?…

Emerald Cedars

Hi, I am planting a row of emerald cedars along my backyard fence to create a privacy screen. In mid-April I planted 6 cedars that are 5-6 feet high. I plan to plant around another 10 cedars to complete the…

Soil removal area

Small Downtown backyard. Want to fill with limestone and gravel, so that paving stones are placed, and have potted plants. Would like to know who can take soil. Have tried the bin or bag method, however lane way cannot be…

Chlorosis of plants

Last year, a rose in my garden had almost white leaves with green veins. That rose did not make it through the winter. A group of seven emerald cedars are characterized by lighter coloured foliage with some small areas dying.…

Emerald Cedars and regular large cedars

Hi there, I have a mature row of regular cedars that are about 14 ft tall. They get sun all day. I was wondering if I could plant a row of emerald cedars in front of these so we have…

Paving Near Mature Hemlock Trees

I have many hemlock trees on my property. I am concerned about paving/landscaping around them due to their shallow roots. Will the compaction of putting in a drive way and interlocking walk way damage them. They have suffered quite a…

Thinning Cedar trees

Hello. I live in Kelowna BC where it is exceeding hot and dry in the summer. Our cedar hedge is 15 years old. It has been getting thinner and thinner the last year. One end looks just fine, the other…

pruning globe cedars

I live in Kitchener ON. 5 Globe cedars edge the front walkway but have become one & too wide & tall. they are approx 9 or 10 years old. only green on outside. can I prune them into a hedge…