Winterberry

Can I plant a Winterberry plant in the garden now in November (if the ground isn’t frozen). I just bought a small potted one and I’m not sure if I should keep it inside. What is the best way to…

Privacy Hedge

I live in Vaughan Ontario. My Backyard is approx. 25′ wide x 45′ deep. I would like to plant along the fence to provide privacy. Are Arborvitae a good option? What else might work? I’m hoping that I can have…

Red Coloured Bush

I am in Scarborough southwest between Birchmount and Fallingbrook and Kingston Rd and Danforth Ave. I am looking for a low growing bush for a space beside my front door, I don’t need it for privacy but as ornamental and…

Old smoke bush

We moved into a house (Mississauga) that has a smoke bush in the front yard. I’m guessing its close to 30 years old; as you can see from the pic, the main stems/trunks are quite big. I would like to…

Foundation Shrubs

I want to purchase 2 shrubs to give and plant for my family who live in downtown Toronto, I think zone 6. They have southwest exposure so lots of sun and the hot setting west sun. Their front yard is…

What is this bush called?

We have a large rounded shaped bush on our property. It has a variegated leaf but is mostly a light white/grey. It has a soft look to it. It’s appears to be overgrown and I believe it was incorrectly pruned…

Hardy Small Shrub

I have a small formal front garden that is lined with boxwoods. Sadly about 1/2 of the boxwoods died this winter. I would like to plant hardier small evergreen shrubs in their place. Do you have any recommendations? I am…

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…

Shrubs for dry shade

I need to know what bushes I can plant in shade and sandy soil in east end Toronto would prefer natural looking types with possibly white flowers thank you…