Container Privacy Shrubs/Vines/Evergreens

I’m located in Toronto. I am allowed to take over a boulevard (south facing) and wish to build a ‘green privacy wall’. I can use containers (no digging in the ground) What would be a suitable plant/shrub/tree for this purpose?…

Backyard Evergreens

want to plant 4 or 5 evergreens in back yard . I live in oshawa . The yard did have an apple tree . Don;t know soil type. It is mid June now The yard faces east/ west. ¬†Would like…

Ajuga Failed Under Pine Tree

I had ajuga doing well under a pine tree – for a few years – but then it all died away. Am puzzled….. Mind you, the pine is of course growing, now fairly tall. Could there be something about the…

Suburb – Fence/Hedge

Hello Toronto Master Gardeners, I currently live in Newmarket..i bought my house 5 years ago in a typical suburb area and just recently finished an interlock pad in my backyard which caused a privacy problem… see the grade was bad,…

Red Orange Leaves on Serviceberry in June

What is making the leaves turn orange and dropping off my Serviceberry. About a week ago -end of May, we had about 4 days of rain, but it has been dry for about a week. I have two pictures I…

Ukigumo Maple – Wilt ?

Toronto part shade/sun 4/5 foot high japanese maple planted 2016 Ugi Gumo Its problem appears to be WILT. What can be done to save the tree?…

Bark Peeling on Serviceberry

My serviceberry is 10 years old and the bark is pealing on the old growth. Although some of the branches have died it still has lots of green leaves on the remaining branches and also has new growth from runners.…

Spots on maple leaf- disease?

Our old silver maple has dark spots on all its leaves this year do you know what is causing it? Is it a disease?