Add Depth and Structure
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Define Your Landscape with Trees and Shrubs from Meadowville

Visit Meadowville Garden Centre to discover an extensive collection of trees and shrubs that will transform your garden into a stunning showcase. Trees do more than just beautify — they create focal points and add structure to your landscape, providing essential shade and privacy. Whether you’re in search of lush evergreens, elegant ornamental trees, or productive fruit trees, our diverse range will meet all your gardening and landscaping needs in Guelph.

Integrate trees and shrubs into your outdoor spaces for a balanced, harmonious look that enhances both aesthetics and functionality. Our selection includes everything from majestic shade trees that cool your yard in the summer, to decorative flowering trees that bring seasonal color and excitement.

Our expert team of garden, landscape, and horticulture specialists are dedicated to helping you choose the perfect species and varieties for your unique conditions. Whether you need advice on tree health, planting tips, or help planning your entire yard, Meadowville Garden Centre is your ultimate resource. Plus, explore our curated selection of shrubs and ornamental grasses to complete your landscape design. Need assistance? Our friendly associates are always ready to provide expert guidance and practical tips.

Featured Trees

We invite you to the garden centre to explore our selection of trees at Meadowville. Some of our most popular trees include:

Japanese Maple

Elegant Foliage & Colour
Japanese maples are celebrated for their striking, ornamental foliage and stunning autumn colours, making them a perfect focal point in any garden.


Year-Round Beauty
Crabapple trees offer spectacular spring blossoms and colorful fruit in fall, adding year-round interest and wildlife benefits to your landscape.

Flowering Dogwood

Springtime Splendor
Flowering dogwoods are known for their beautiful spring blooms and graceful growth habit, ideal for adding understated elegance to any space.

Pagoda Dogwood

Distinctive Layered Branches
Pagoda dogwoods feature unique horizontal branches and lovely white flowers, providing stunning architectural interest and shade.

Featured Shrubs

Discover the perfect shrubs to complement your Guelph garden. Our selection enhances your landscape’s colour and texture, thriving in Southern Ontario’s climate.


Vibrant Blooms & Attraction
Weigela shrubs burst into vivid blooms in spring, attracting hummingbirds and adding a splash of colour to your garden borders.

Purpleleaf Sandcherry

Rich Foliage & Fragrance
Known for its striking purple leaves and delicate pink flowers, the purpleleaf sandcherry adds dramatic colour and fragrance to any landscape.


Durable & Delightful
Potentilla shrubs are hardy and easy to care for, offering cheerful, long-lasting flowers that thrive in Guelph’s climate.

Burning Bush

Fiery Autumn Display
The burning bush is renowned for its vibrant red fall foliage, making it an excellent choice for adding seasonal drama to your garden.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the best trees for adding privacy to my Guelph property?

Evergreens like spruce and cedar are excellent choices for creating natural privacy screens in Guelph. Their dense foliage and year-round presence provide effective and attractive barriers.

How do I care for ornamental trees?

Ornamental trees, such as Japanese maples and crabapples, thrive with minimal care. Regular pruning to maintain shape, mulching to retain moisture, and occasional fertilization will keep them healthy and vibrant.

What shrubs are best for low-maintenance landscaping in Guelph?

Shrubs like potentilla and burning bush offer low-maintenance landscaping solutions for Guelph gardens. These shrubs require minimal pruning and adapt well to various soil types, making them ideal for effortless gardening.

Can fruit trees grow well in Guelph's climate?

Yes, many fruit trees, including apples, cherries, and plums, grow well in Guelph’s climate. Choose varieties that are hardy to Southern Ontario for best results and ensure they are planted in well-drained soil with good sun exposure.

What are the best times of year to plant trees and shrubs?

The best times to plant trees and shrubs in Southern Ontario are during the spring and fall. Cooler temperatures and more frequent rainfall help plants establish roots without the stress of summer heat.

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