Potted tree recommendation

Hi, I’m new to home owning and gardening. We have a very small backyard with no soil/grass etc. (concrete). I’ve always wanted a tree, preferably a Lilac/jasmine (or similar good smelling tree) or a fruit tree. Is it feasible and…

Is Japanese Katsura a good front yard tree?

Is a Japanese katsura a good small Toronto front yard tree. The tree would need to be 3m W of curb, 4m N of the driveway. What other tree would be less trouble and better. Thanks for your help and…

Narrow Trees that Grow to 10′ High Max

Hi…I am looking to plant trees in my backyard along the fence. I am looking for trees that are narrow, and will grow to approx 10 feet, max. I live in Toronto (north of the city in Scarborough) and believe…

Short, all season tree for small garden

Attached is my small backyard garden. the Japanese maple is not doing well, as you can see. can u suggest a few options for a nice all seasons blue evergreen or some tree that is colorful and there form spring…

Selecting a fast-growing tree or shrub

Hi – I’m a member of the TBG and would appreciate some advice on choosing a fast-growing tree or shrub for privacy (primarily) and shade – about 15 ft tall. We recently lost a Sea Buck thorn in a snow…

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…