Growing an oak tree in Southeastern Ontario

Good evening, I am attempting to grow an oak tree that has a lot of sentimental value to me. It is almost 2 years old now and has survived one summer in Montreal and one in Ottawa. It currently resides…

growing oak trees in pots

  I transplanted small oak trees (6″) into pots at the beginning of summer. They are all do well. My question is what do I do with them for the winter? Can I bring them in the house? Should I…

Japanese Maple Problem

Hi I planted a Japanese Maple about two years ago. Last fall I noticed a few of the top branches lost their leaves. This spring I noticed the problem had spread somewhat. I cut away the dead gray branches and…

New Oak tree planting

We just moved into a new development that planted new oak trees in our yard. One didn’t look so good, so we had someone come out and take a look. Just below the ground he noticed the oak was planted…

Crimson/Red Foilage Japanese Maple

We have a small (25 feet by 15 feet) south facing back garden. Please advise on the most spectacular crimson/red Japanese Maple for this area. It will be planted three feet from an east facing wooden fence. We would like…

Pyramidal Cedar

What type of pyramidal cedar do you recommend for Ottawa,Ont. Sunny location,dry soil,not sure of climate zone.…

Soil Prep for New Tree

We had a pine tree die last year. I would like to plant a native tree in its place. Perhaps an Allegheny Serviceberry. It will be in full sun. Should I be concerned with the acidity of the soil? Almost…

White Cedar (Thuja occidentalis) Plantation

Hi I live in Caledon east Ontario and I have ordered 350 white cedar trees approximately 1′-2′ tall and will be planting them end of may. I haven’t planted cedar before and was wondering if you guys can help me…