Best tree block

Hi there, I’m looking for a mix of native trees that provide a large tree block to hide new neighbors house. I live an hour north west of Toronto.…

Trees planted near house foundation

Hi, My landscaper planted a coral bark Japanese maple (Sango Kaku) and an Euonymus standard in my front lawn, about 1~2 feet away from the house foundation. I am wondering whether this could pose a threat to the house as…

Remove burlap when planting

I know I have read to cut string and pull down burlap a bit when planting… but you still have all that burlap under there interfering with roots to spread…isn’t better if I can completely remove the burlap?…

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.…