• Wintering a potted Mandevilla

    I bring my mandevilla at this time for the winter. The only suitable sunny spot is in front of a sliding door in our Kitchen. Unfortunately this is a very awkward location. Do you have any suggestions howelse I can ...

  • Evergreen clematis woes

    Hi im new to gardening and have soooo many questions. But I guess I'll start with this one....I live in Victoria bc. I have 3 large cedar 12/12 planters on my west facing deck. The section the planters are on ...

  • English Ivy

    I have an English Ivy in one of those plastic hanging baskets. Will it survive the Toronto Winter here if I didn't take it indoors?

  • Pruning climbing rose

    My climbing rose has grown some very long canes after pruning after the first flowering. It is now going into fall and there are a few shoots that are very long and might break off in winter. Can I cut them ...

  • Leaf damage – japanese climbing hydrangea

    Our vine is ~3 yrs old (in our garden), with northern exposure. Earlier in the summer leaves near the bottom appeared to be eaten around the edges (my guess is earwigs), mid-summer the plant began to look less hale, not ...

  • Lonicera brownii Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle

    Zone 3b Edmonton area south facing on white plastic siding wall soil: puchased bag soil Last year I planted a Lonicera brownii Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle, it grew well, but did not bloom. It has grown very well this year, but again, not a single ...

  • Vines for a north-east facing balcony

    What kind of vine could grow in a container on the 14th floor of a north-east facing balcony in downtown Toronto? There is a concrete wall but we thought we could set up a wide trellis to add some structure ...

  • wisteria

    we planted  wisteria vines 3 years ago. The first 2 years my husband cut them down to the ground in fall. We still have not seen a bloom. we live in Northern Tennessee, they are planted in full sun, are ...

  • short vine

    Hi: Do you have a suggestion for a short, perenial preferred; but, not necessary, vine; 5 feet or less, that can survive the heat and dry soil in a location against a west facing, full sun garage wall. It is ...

  • Buying vines

    We are looking to plant a vine that will climb and provide shade. Lots of sun is available. Should we get the Westieria or a grape vine? And where in the GTA can we purchase this?