• Plant suggestions for a tall pergola in small yard downtown

    Our 20+ year-old pergola has just collapsed due to age and likely the weight of a same-age wisteria growing on it. To replace the pergola, we need to cut the wisteria to the ground. Is it likely ...

  • Porcelain Vine

    Please identify this climbing plant? My neighbour got a bad allergic reaction after touching it . Also what is the ideal ph for growing clematis? Thank you

  • Small Yellow Bumps on Outdoor Flowering Vine

      One of my outdoor plants - a flowering, climbing vine - started to show some tiny little yellow bumps growing on the vines and leaves. I've attached two photos. I'm not sure what these bumps are, ...

  • The Uninvited Trumpet Vine

    This uninvited vine has appeared in my Kitchener garden and lawn. Can you tell me what it is?

  • Virginia Creeper Overtaking Garden in Toronto

    I am pulling out tons of Virginia Creeper off of Apple tree, fence and garden and want to know how to dispose of it. I do not think it should go out in a garden paper waste bag, or out ...

  • Yellowing Baltic Ivy

    I am in the beaches part of Toronto. We have had baltic ivy growing over our front garden wall for over 15 years. It is a very sunny exposure yet lately I am finding many leaves going yellow ...

  • Stubborn Mandevilla

    I bought a mandevilla last summer, overwintered by pruning back and keeping in a cooler but sunny window, hardened it off before placing it in a morning sun place. Fed it fertilizer and even tried the age old ...

  • Non-Flowering Clematis

    For the second consecutive year my clematis Pamela Jackman, while still putting on the usual masses of stems & lush foliage, has declined to flower. It has flowered in the same (unchanged) spot for over 10 years ...

  • Received climbing hydrangea cutting

    Hello again!! I was given some climbing hydrangea cuttings and would like to know what's the best possible way to successfully root and plant it. My friend said she has not had any luck growing from cuttings, so ...

  • Native climbing flowering vines

    Hi there, I have started a garden at my school using native plants. I would like to plant a vine ( preferably flowering) that could climb the chain link fence. Can you recommend a plant? The garden is ...