Small tree or shrub suggestion

I have a small front yard (5 feet wide) in Toronto, sun in the morning. I would like to plant a shrub or small tree that doesn’t take over the whole space but can be a point of interest and…

Lilac Agincourt

Hi Is there any lilac available for Toronto zone that would be look like a tree. I googled that and found there is one kind called Persian Lilac Tree, please see the link below. I would love to have something…

Small Backyard Tree

Hi, We have a smallish backyard in Toronto and are looking to plant two trees. One we would like to be located where the circle is in the attached photo both for privacy and visual appeal. It will have to…

Planting a Forest Pansy redbud to shade my deck

Hello, I live in central Toronto I am looking for a small tree to shade my deck and patio table. Initially we planted a locust tree but the light leaves will not give us adequate shade from the sun. All…

Dwarf or Small Trees

I live in the Durham region and am wondering if you can give me the names of a few dwarf trees that will grow well here. The shorter the better. The area I intend planting them in, is west facing…

Columnar Flowering Ornamental Shade Tree

I have a lot of questions! We have a narrow yard, and wish to have some shade on an elevated deck without obscuring the view of the backyard. A tall, thin tree would work perfectly! Ideally it should grow to…

Serviceberry Tree

We are considering a serviceberry as a small specimen tree at the front of our house, on the north side, close to the house in average soil. It gets very little direct sun but is not deep shade. We’re looking…

Trees for small spaces

I have built flower boxes, using stone, that follow the steps at grade leading to my back yard at the side of my house.  I have 5 flower boxes in all. The first two are 3.5 x 3.5 feet square.…

Apt balcony trees and plants and flowers

We just moved into a west facing apartment.  There is not much sun in the morning however the afternoon sun is very intense. We would like to have some small trees which we can leave out all year.  What would…