Planting cedars in large planter on a deck

Hi there, We are building a large deck and the planter will be a long (trough-like) 18′ long, 2.5′ wide, 2.5 high. I want to plant 7-8 cedars to make a raised privacy fence. We are in the Grimsby area…

Section of evergreen browning

Would like you advice if the less green section of this bush can be saved or not. If so how and if not do I just remove that portion?…

Emerald Cedars

Four and a half years ago, we planted 22 Emerald Cedars in a row, approx. 30″ apart. Until this year, they have done quite well and have more than doubled in height (10′) and width. Even though I’m on a…

Spruce with Rusty-Looking Needles

I live 25 miles north of Toronto and have clay soil. Some of my spruce trees’ needles, especially those facing south, look sunburnt, and then drop. The trees are 5 years old and look healthy, Is there anything I can…

How to save cherry tree

Cherry tree, planted last fall, did not survive the harsh winter of Ottawa and almost died. Now, in July, some healthy shoots are growing nicely from around the root stock, see image. The top of the original trunk is dead.…

Rose damage

I planted a rose bush last year. This spring it appeared like the plant died but finally a shoot appeared from the bottom of the cane. Unfortunately this growth was accidentally broken off. Will the plant produce another shoot or…

How to save Euonymus with Winter Damage

Question: I have a  euonymus  (the large leafed silver-green  and gold-green) which I have grown quite tall.  During the winter it lost  half its  leaves from the bottom to the middle on almost three quarters of the plant.The top was…

Eastern white cedars browning

Hello, last fall I planted an eastern white cedar hedge. All of the trees were approx 6 ft tall, they were planted at the edge of a forest. In the last month or so sections have started to brown. Even…