Gout Weed

Hello and hope you are shaving a lovely weekend. I am writing because I a looking for suggestion and ways how to get rid of gout weed in my back yard. It has been three years since I brought my…

Hedging Close to Mature Maple Tree

My partner and I live on a busy street in South Burlington and are interested in planting a hedge around 4 feet across the front of our property. According to the internet I believe our hardiness zone is 6b and…

Growth at Tree Base- Dead Man’s Fingers

I’m curious as to what is growing at the base of my tree and whether or not I should do anything about it. There are a number of nodules just below the grass line and are attached to the tree…

Two Trees on Front Lawn?

The City of Toronto plans to plant Red Oak this fall, and I like this big fast growing tree. But I also recently discovered Tri-Color Beech, a slow growing, species tree.  I am wondering if it is good idea to…

Paving Near Mature Hemlock Trees

I have many hemlock trees on my property. I am concerned about paving/landscaping around them due to their shallow roots. Will the compaction of putting in a drive way and interlocking walk way damage them. They have suffered quite a…

Planting pawpaw tree near house foundation

I live in downtown Toronto and am thinking of planting a Paw Paw tree in my backyard. It would have to go quite close to the foundations of my house and those of my neighbour. Since it is a fairly…