What trees you recommend for front yard in Toronto?

Hello. We have a new house in North Toronto that can benefit from two more trees on the front yard with full sun exposure. The two trees will be 25′ apart. Initially we wanted a Japanese Red Maple but think…

Emerald Cedar Branches

Hello, I purchased and planted 3 Emerald Cedar in the middle of April 2020 (Toronto). I used a mix of soil that was removed from the site, and nutrient dense soil. The root ball was just barely covered, leaving an…

Lilac Agincourt

Hi Is there any lilac available for Toronto zone that would be look like a tree. I googled that and found there is one kind called Persian Lilac Tree, please see the link below. I would love to have something…

Fall tree planting

I want to plant a few trees at our cottage this fall but not sure what would work best in our area. Burnt river Ontario. I love umbrella trees but not sure if that is s good choice for that…

Sick Japanese maple

We have a japanese maple that is about 7 years old. It has been very health since we planted it, but this year, for some reason, many of the branches were either leafless or very sparse and is very unhealthy.…

Privacy Tree

I am looking for a privacy tree, not cedar or evergreen, needed to block neighbours backing onto property. Their lot is higher than ours due to retaining wall. We have installed a black-brown horizontal slat wood fence. I would like…

Serviceberry

Our landscaper planted two serviceberries. I wasn’t happy with them. They look very sparse and almost dead looking. Please help.

Amelanchier canadensis

Hi, I have another question about this plant. I would like to plant one at the back of my house, south facing, full sun. My garden plot is 8 ft wide. Please see attached photo. This location has exhaust vents…

Storing plants in pots over the winter

We purchased a smaller Crimson Sentry Maple, a weeping Cypress, and a juniper prince of wales for a front bed. Can we plant these temporarily in their pots until next spring. We are having a water feature installed in the…