Cherry Blossom Trees at Edwards Gardens

I would like to take my Mom, who has limited mobility to see the Cherry Blossom Trees at Edwards Gardens. The City of Toronto website states that there are 10 Cherry Blossom Trees. Are you able to tell me exactly…

Growing Persimmon Trees in the GTA

Is it possible to grow persimmon in the Greater Toronto Area climate?   There are nurseries in Ontario that sell Canadian persimmon trees but I don’t know if its legitimate.  I would have gotten two of them if I could get…

Okame Cherry Tree

My wife and I would love to plant a Kwanzan in our front yard but I’m more concerned with the size of the tree at full maturity overtaking a lot of space. (our lot is 40′ wide) I’ve come across…

Small ornamental tree for city backyard

I want to plant a small ornamental tree in my back garden.  I live in Toronto (Leslieville) in a small semi-detached house, my back garden is 15ft wide and 40ft long facing west backing into a lane way.  My neighbor…

Redbud vs Forest Pansy

I like the look of a forest pansy but I have heard, largely anecdotally, that the Redbud grows slightly taller (30 feet vs 20 feet) and is more hardy. I live in central Toronto so conditions may be better than…

Privacy Tree

I am looking for a privacy tree, not cedar or evergreen, needed to block neighbours backing onto property. Their lot is higher than ours due to retaining wall. We have installed a black-brown horizontal slat wood fence. I would like…

A Fig Tree

I would appreciate an answer as to why, my fig tree becomes laden with figs in late august, and never gets to ripen, while waiting it gets cold and all the figs are frozen. This happens each year. Thank you…

Pomegranate and Indoor Figs

Both plants are leafing out in a cold room-which is fine. however the leaves are green pale-how to feed…

figs

when can I uncover my fig tree (in the ground)? and plant jujube (it is in the pots) and uncover paw-paw?…

Tree Options for Front Lawn

Good Evening, I am trying to decide on a tree for my front lawn and have narrowed it down to two, but am definitely open to other options. I live in the city of Toronto. The soil in my front…