Planting a Japanese Maple Close to House

Hi I am considering planting a red dragon Japanese maple that can grow to 10 feet tall 3 feet from my house in a new flower bed. Is this safe to do for the foundation of the house? Walking around…

Japanese Maple for Zone 3?

Just wondering if you have a variety of Japanese Maple that can survive winter in a zone 3. I live in Saskatchewan and am interested especially in a smaller type and where can I order one.…

Japanese Maple Tree

About half of the leaf buds froze this Spring, so all these branches are bare. Will these branches recover next spring? Is there anything I should be doing to help the recovery? I reside in West Hill. My property backs…

Ukigumo Maple – Wilt ?

Toronto part shade/sun 4/5 foot high japanese maple planted 2016 Ugi Gumo Its problem appears to be WILT. What can be done to save the tree?…

Japanese Maple Green Variety

I am looking into purchasing a green variety Japanese maple, ideally a Katsura, but I cannot find a store that carries it at the moment. It will be in a partial shade area (afternoon sun), and I need something that…

Terrace Container Gardening

I have a large terrace with NW exposure and is sheltered by a 6 foot wall. The condo is in the Beach area of Toronto so very close to the lake. I am looking to make an empty space into…

Pruning and wintering japanese maple

Hi. I planted several japanese maples this spring (London area) which are doing well. In August after some really great rainfalls, each had one stem that did a huge growth spurt up to 3 feet long. I read somewhere not…

Ailing Japanese Maple

I live in mid-town Toronto and have an ailing 30 year old Japanese Maple.  It is a lovely 30 foot plus tree, and it has added to the beauty and charm of my home.  However, in the last while I…

Tree/Shrub Suggestions for Zone 4b

In a sunny, fairly dry location (rain dependent), what kind of tree would “anchor” the corner of my lot, near my sidewalk? I don’t want anything flowering (bees/insects), given the foot traffic past this location. Also the height of the…