Boxwood blight

Our boxwood leaves are turning brown and I am concerned it is boxwood blight…what do you think?…

Rose Glow Barberry

Hi, I live in Toronto (west end near Dundas and Dufferin). I have a 2 x 4 space in my garden that gets full sun (mostly afternoon). I just planted a Rose Glow Barberry (Berberis thunbergii). Beside it are a…

Viburnum Mohican “pests”

I have two mature viburnum bushes in my backyard and every year the leaves are being eaten by small grey-ish insects (a bit smaller than a maggot) and the leaves are turned into “skeletons”. I have done some research and…

Shady garden suggestions

Can you tell me a year long shrub, flowering plant or grass for a shady area, such as under a tree.…

Landscaping a flower-bed strip in the front yard

Hello Master Gardeners, I have recently moved to a new place, and in the front yard, I have a long (6m) and narrow (0.5) flowerbed. I would like to plant some evergreen bushes + seasonal flowers. Any recommendations on how…

Hydrangea

I’m in zone 5b. Richmond Hill. I want to grow Hydrangea but have mostly shade. Can I grow them or any recommendations?…

Dwarf Burning Bush

I live in North York. In the summer my purple lace died in the front of my house due most likely to verticillium wilt per you when I phoned. The plant was removed roots and all. I need to get…

PRIVACY HEDGE –

LIVE IN HAMILTON. 300 FT WIDTH OF BACK YARD BACKING ONTO A GOLF COURSE. LOVE THE VIEW, JUST NEED TO STOP 15-20 GOLFERS OF FOOT TRAFFIC TO RECOVER BALLS (THEY ARE NOT TIGER WOODS!), PLUS GIVE SOME PRIVACY WHEN WE…

Shrub boarders between 2 back gardens

Northern Exposure – midtown Toronto, 2-3 story townhouses surround area. Require tall, dense, green ( preferably with berry to attract birds in winter ) Would English Holly with red berries work ? Please advise and add others deemed appropriate. Forsythia,…