Cedar Hedges & Adjacent Grass

Hi there, over the last few years I have been unintentionally neglecting my cedar hedges. They have grown to be quite tall and I would like to trim their height, as well as give them a haircut all around so…

Fungus on Mulch?

Overnight the yellow fungus? appeared on new mulch under 2 similar plants. Do you know what it is and how to eliminate it?

Mulch from Branches

We want to make our own mulch-we have a chipper but we aren’t sure what branches make the best mulch-I have heard cedar can have termites…

Cedar Boughs – Can they be used as Mulch?

After pruning a living fence of Eastern White Cedar (Thuja), is there anything I can do with the branches?  Are these prunings OK to use for mulch on young maple trees?    …

Spring Mulching

I live in southern Etobicoke and would like to know the best time to mulch so that weeds will not have a chance to grow this year. Ours is a south-facing garden surrounded on two sides by a hedge. The…

Mulching During Winter?

Mulching During Winter? What happens if mulching is done during winter, since we’ve had so little snowcover during this GTA winter? Specifically, if I add mulch on top of any weeds remaining from the past spring/summer/fall, will the remaining weeds…

Mulch Placed Around Trees

I see increasing evidence of volcano type mounds of mulch being placed around tree of all sizes and ages. I would appreciate having your opinion on the subject.…