Planting in a small west facing front yard

Our new home in Toronto, a semi, sits on a n.w. corner lot with the north side fenced off with a 3′ chain link fence from the heavily traveled sidewalk on Davenport Rd. Because of the heavy salting in winter…

Planting a cherry blossom tree in my front lawn

I would like to plant a cherry blossom tree in my front lawn–just adjacent to an edged bed that already contains some flowering bushes, tulips and a fruit tree of some kind that produces white flowers. Could you give me…