Emerald Cedars

We have emerald cedars planted along a drive way of a condo building. The space is about 2 ft deep and 20 ft long. The drive way is heavily used and is salted in winter. All the cedars along the…

Is this plant invasive?

Hi, I’ve attached a photo of a plant that has spread from my neighbour’s yard to mine. Can you identify it, and if it’s invasive how can I get rid of it or at leastcontrol its spread? Thank you.…

Killer bugs

Hello, I have a tall perennial (6′). Not sure of the species. This is the 3rd year in a row where is being attacked by small worm like bugs. They eat away the leaves. When they are done, they depart,…

Leylandii or Laurel Hedge

Hello, was reading your articles on privacy hedging and there is reference to Leylandii and Laurel hedging in a few articles, but none of the local nurseries here in London, Ontario seem to have a clue what I’m referring to.…

Spring Fertilizer

Hello, can you please advise as to what type of fertilizer that I should be using for Spring? I live in the GTA. Many thanks! Brian…

Bush Pruning

The bush behind my bird feeder is new to me, should I prune in the spring or just shape? Here is the picture of the bush.  …

Cedar Hedges & Adjacent Grass

Hi there, over the last few years I have been unintentionally neglecting my cedar hedges. They have grown to be quite tall and I would like to trim their height, as well as give them a haircut all around so…

Beech Hedges

Where can I buy beech hedging in quantities/ bundles suitable for planting correctly. I know how to plant the hedge but only see small beech trees not what I’m looking for. Thank you…

Help for my Hibiscus

My Hibiscus has grown quite wild and I want to find out if there is anything that you can recommend to bring it back to a proper size and actually flower again. Will pruning and transplanting help? Is this the…

Out of Control Cotoneaster

I have a cotoneaster plant that only has shrub at the top of the bush. The rabbits ate the bottom portion off. I read somewhere that you can pretty well cut the cotoneaster plant back down to the ground and…