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…

Can I cut back my Pfitzer Juniper?

My Pfitzer juniper is about 30 yrs old. It is very large and lives by my back fence. The front is healthy but the back part by the fence has died. I would like to know if I can cut…

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…

Shrubs

We live in a townhouse complex and Management is re-doing our front gardens. We have been asked to chose between Box Wood, Hick Yews and Junipers for the new shrubs. These are meant to disguise the space between the foundation…