Blue prince/princess hollies for a hedge

How much spacing is required to plant a blue prince/princess holly hedge? I have clay soil Planting along a foundation. Shady conditions, relatively dry Once obtained as a hedge can I use a hedge trimmer to get the shape required?…

Laurel hedging

Wondering if Laurel hedging can be used in southern Ontario (Whitby). If not what are some good alternatives other than cedars and boxwoods. Just find them a bit boring. Also needs to grow to a height of 6-8 feet.…

hedge

  Need to do an evergreen hedge along my driveway for privacy due to smoking neighbors. the space is 3 feet and the hedge can be up 59 inches. Thank you in advance for the assistance…

Hedge and pets

I want to plant a hedge along approximately 110 feet of existing fence for privacy. I have two dogs. Yew has been suggested but I have heard it is poisonous to dogs. Boxwoods have been suggested too but I have…

Fast growing Hedge

Hi Can you tell me a few fast growing hedges for partial sun places in durham region. Nothing over 2 metres. Also can bamboo grow here? I thought it was a plant for hot places. Thanks…

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…

Pruning Hedge

If I trim Leylandii or cedar hedge to much and show the brown stuff, will it ever become green again?…

Yew hedge

I have 100 ft. of 2-year old yew hedge, 3ft. high, running along the side of my house next to the sidewalk. I’d like to trim it into an undulating wave shape, with 3 or 4 curves; no idea how…

Deer Resistant Shrubs Near a Septic Weeping Bed

I live in Muskoka.  My cedar hedge was devastated by deer and has been removed.  I am planning to replace it with more deer resistant shrubs.  So far, I have purchased 3 barberry shrubs and I’m considering Snow Mound  spirea.  …