Hedging trees for small backyard in Toronto

Hi, I live in Toronto, ON. I have a rather small backyard (40ft x 25ft) I would like to plant a deciduous tree(s) as a privacy hedge from the neighbour. I would like something that has non-invasive roots to protect…

Privacy Hedge – Nelly Stevens Holly or Laurel

Hi there We would like to grow a privacy hedge along our backyard fence and love the look of Nelly Stevens Holly or English Laurel. These hedges have shiny leaves and grow together nicely so we can prune to look…

Tall hedge (3 meters and up) for Toronto

My neighbour built two story house close to our fence and we have been looking for tall hedge (3 meters and up) for privacy. We have white cedar hedge facing end of backyard but, it has been growing slowly due…

Pest resistant Hedging

We have about 40 pyramidal cedars lining the perimeter of my backyard like a wall. We planted them about 8 years ago and they are now about 15-feet tall. Unfortunately they have a serious infestation of cedar leaf miner. We…

Hedges

Hi I am installing a swimming pool and cabana bar area in my yard in Toronto. My yard is 66 feet wide and I want to plant a hedge along that back fence to grow 8 to 10 feet high.…

Hornbeam Hedging

Hi there: I’ve read all your posts pertaining to hornbeam hedging, but none quite seem to address our questions about spacing if you are planting young trees that are about 6 or 7 feet tall already. The link here suggests…

Planting Cedars

I would like to plant cedars (for privacy) between my fence and the patio beside our pool. How much room (i.e. depth) do you need from the pool patio to the fence to be able to plant a row of…

Hedging

We would like to plant a hedge for privacy in our backyard. We have an above ground pool and want the hedge along the back of our backyard. We would like the hedge to be 8-10 ft high. Although we…