• Annuals for Total Shade Containers

    Our condo building in Hamilton has two 20” planters at our front entrance which we plant out with annuals. These planters are on the north side, under an overhang, in total shade. They're also subject to strong winds. The soil ...

  • Preparing Amaryllis for Re-Bloom

    Getting Amaryllis 'Papillion' to rebloom My A. "papillion' has been out of the ground now (where it was planted for summer strengthening) for approx. 4 weeks and waiting in an an unheated garage for repotting at the right time. I did ...

  • Geraniums

    is there a way of bringing in the geraniums for the winter and making them survive thru the winter to be replanted outside in the summer

  • Grasses

    Can you tell me the name of this grass

  • Flower ID

    Can you tell me what the names of these flowers are please? Thank you _______________________

  • Overwintering Potted Plants

    Last winter my potted flowers / plants actually survived the winter in my backyard. I suspect because it was so mild. What is the best way to protect them this winter? Put them in my garage? If I ...

  • Plant ID- Coleus

    Please advise the full descriptive and botanical names of this plant which I noted during a recent visit to Edwards Gardens. Any help that you can provide will be sincerely appreciated. The plant in question is highlighted with ...

  • Difference between Marshmallow and Hollyhock

    What is the difference between marshmallow and hollyhock? I found the pink flowering plant (photo attached), which I think may be a marshmallow, but I'm not sure. Is it a marshmallow or a hollyhock and how can one tell the ...

  • Mystery Plant

    Can you identify this plant? It grows on a single, thick, green stalk, stands six feet tall and has begun to flower into what looks like a trumpet flower. Its leaves are large (12 inches plus) and maple shaped.

  • Annuals for Hot Dry Locations

    An annual, less than 2 feet, for hot, dry, windy conditions. Prefer a native north american plant, Canada, USA, or Mexico, but, South America would be OK, too.