Thinning cedars

Hi, I live in Montréal and I noticed that my cedar hedge is thinning. The cedars are 30 years and they are swamp cedars e.g. the cheapest trees available. The cedars are now 20 – 25 feet high. Should I…

Tall fast growing thick privacy trees

Hi I live 18 in from my neighbour. I need to block his house with tall thick fast growing trees. I’m thinking of alternating Taylor Juniper or the fastest growing arborvitae on earth with a hybrid poplar. However the first…

planting swamp cedars in the driveway

Hi, I have a shared driveway with a neighbour, and wanted to cut a two foot trench through the driveway on the property line, and plant a swamp cedar hedge. So asphalt on both sides. Will they survive? Thank you…

Degroot’s Spire Cedar

I am wanting to plant a row of degroot along my metal fence & in between walkway pool area…. for privacy & appearance… as u do not need to trim them … & they look natural… I only have about…

Trimming Eastern Cedar with Seed Growth

My 12 ft high Eastern cedar hedge has seeds growing on it . If I trim the hedge, I’ll cut off the seeds. Is that OK? I want to restrict lateral growth as much as possible. Ottawa Ontario… U-shaped hedge…

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…