yew turned brown

I planted 2 Juniper bushes last year and I found that they had turned brown in some places. A neighbour said it might be from winter salt. Is this so and what do I do now?…

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…

Privacy hedge

I want to plant a privacy evergreen tree-hedge or shrub that grow up to 10 meters or 30 feet at the back of my small backyard to block views of my neighbor as they also have a small backyard. I…

Fairview Juniper Foliage

Hi. I live in Mimico, base of Etobicoke, really close to the lake, so it’s cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter – a micro-climate if you will. I planted a Fairview Juniper about 25 years ago. It…

Juniper with brown interior

We have two overgrown junipers, 27 years old, beneath our southfacing front window. They are trimmed every year but last year when I tried to do a more severe trim I found that after 4” of greenery the entire interior…

orange growth on a juniper

Hi Master Gardeners, I recently noticed a strange orange growth on a couple of branches of a juniper in my front yard. Any idea what it could be? How should I deal with it? Thanks.…

Wichita Blue Juniper

Hi there, I am in Zone 3 and I have heard Wichita Blue Junipers are hardy here. Some of the other upright junipers are not. My question is, depending on the website I look at, some say that their spread…

Creeping Evergreen

I live in King City Ontario North of Vaughan. I am interested in knowing about this every green I have seen growing on step like structures. It appeals to me as it appears to cover areas without giving room for…

Overwintering a Juniper Bonsai Tree

Hi there! I was given a Juniper bonsai tree as a gift last week and I was hoping to get some overwintering advice, as it is my first bonsai tree. From my research I know that normally a Juniper bonsai…