Who doesn't love a good hemlock? The Canadian hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) is a native conifer tree with a good pyramidal form that makes it ideal for use as a privacy screen.
It's the first day of fall and our first day of planting, so I wanted to take an opportunity to share some tips on caring for your trees. As the leaves turn to a beautiful display of colour overhead, let's all work together to keep our urban forest healthy.
Have you heard about the emerald ash borer (EAB)? This introduced pest from Asia that feeds on and kills ash trees was first detected in the City of Toronto in 2007 and in York Region in 2008, and now poses a serious threat to our urban forests.
The provincial election is fast approaching and we all want to know where the parties stand on key environmental issues.
Q: What are these orange growths on my cedars and serviceberry trees?