Tall fast growing thick privacy trees

Hi I live 18 in from my neighbour. I need to block his house with tall thick fast growing trees. I’m thinking of alternating Taylor Juniper or the fastest growing arborvitae on earth with a hybrid poplar. However the first…

extending a fence

Hi, I am an avid gardener who has recently moved from a house with beautiful garden to a house with a tiny backyard with a nice deck, a cedar fence and a yard that is 95% astroturf and a very…

Hornbeam hedge

I AM 30 miles north of Toronto –i want to plant some hedges and i see you suggest hornbeam —my site is direct sun on 25 acres –i am looking for wind break and aesthetics –where can i get some…

flower shrubs / hedges in front yard

I am looking for plants for my front yard, to be planted in summer or fall once the driveway/walkway are completed. I am wondering what plants you recommend? Thanks Garden Bed in front of house – area is 132 ”…

Recommendation for privacy evergreens in wet soil

Hi, we have a backyard pool in the Toronto area. We’re very exposed to the house behind us which sits on a higher grade. Along the back fence, we have pretty wet soil (if you dig down a couple of…

Conifers for tight space

Hi, I email you earlier for a deciduous tree for a tight space and thank you for your advice and recommendations! Hi, I live in Toronto, ON. I have a rather small backyard (40ft x 25ft) Do you have any…

Hedging Close to Mature Maple Tree

My partner and I live on a busy street in South Burlington and are interested in planting a hedge around 4 feet across the front of our property. According to the internet I believe our hardiness zone is 6b and…

Hedge

I would like to plant a hedge along a busy east west main road in Toronto and so have to think about it’s ability to deal with snow, road salt etc. I would like a beech hedge. Would you please…

Privacy trees

We recently put in a pool and created a 4 foot flowerbed on both sides, separated by a 4 foot path. We have a 6’ wooden fence but we’d like tall trees on both sides that may grow up to…

Photinia as a privacy hedge

I am wondering if a Photinia hedge can grow tall and as a privacy hedge. I would like it to grown about 10-12 feet tall. The colours are so beautiful. If has about 3 feet in depth to grow and…