Privacy shrub for top of retaining wall

We have a property where the house is lower to the ground than the road. We have steps down into the front of the house and a retaining wall holding back the driveway. We have many issues with people looking…

Road noise

I am looking for a fast growing evergreen/hedging that need little maintenance after first year. I have approximately 500 ft to plant. In addition what is the type of fertilizer is best for established cedars, 15 to 25 feet at…

Tall narrow evergreen hedge

I want to plant a privacy hedge on one side of a backyard swimming pool which is shade tolerant as the neighbour”s backyard has 2 big trees , fast growing and tall and narrow. I live in the city of…

Balcony Plants Suitable for 27th Floor

I need help in finding plants that will survive the winds that we get in Toronto on the high rise balconies. My suite is on the 27th floor and don’t know if I can create a living privacy wall between…

Best Privacy Coverage against a Fence

We live east of Toronto, our backyard faces North and we get sun from noon to sunset. Our yard is bordered by 3 separate properties and each house has a raised porch, meaning the homeowners walk out their back door…

Yew or Beech for Hedging?

Good morning, I want to plant a hedge under the dining room window to provide some screening (pic included): Target final height 7′ / 8′ Bed width 2′-6″ Total length 14′ Drip line for watering N exposure, top soil, 2-3…

Carpinus betulus ‘Fastigiata’

I am considering planting 2 Pyramidal European Hornbeam for the purpose of screening. I am getting conflicting opinions regarding planting time. Which is optimal, spring or autumn? How far apart should they be? I live in Oakville Ont. Thank you…