• Climbing Idea(s) for Pergola

    I live in Zone 4. I have a deck 8 ft off the ground that gets high winds early in summer. I have a corner pergola on the deck and a large planter box below it. It's south facing and ...

  • Balcony Garden

    I have moved to a 7th floor condo in west Toronto. The balcony faces south and west so gets very strong sun for hours each day. Would like to know what small shrubs/perennials I could grow in this small space, ...

  • Clematis Winter Care

    I would like to winterize my two clematis plants. I live in a condo facing east on the 14th level. Each plant is in a resin/plastic tall black container. How do I protect them for over the winter? Do I ...

  • Asters Baked in the Sun

    I don’t know what happened, but with the temperature extremes in the west GTA last week, my asters, which were going to be my stars for the rest of autumn, just shrivelled. Should I just accept the situation and “cut” ...

  • Plant ID Kidney-leaved buttercup

    Hello, could you please help identify this plant? It started growing in a pot on my balcony. Thanks!

  • Riverdale Hub -Rooftop Garden

    Hello, I am looking to extend the growing season, as well as proactively planning for closing our rooftop garden. We currently have tomatoes, kale, lettuce, carrots, and more growing in our several raised planters. We would love it if it were ...

  • Empress Cedar Tree Overall Pale Colour

    I installed an Empress Cedar into a raised planter last Autumn 2016. It appeared healthy until midsummer this year where it is now definitely a pale unhealthy colour. It was installed with a soaker hose system at the ...

  • 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 ...

  • Overwintering and Pruning

    I want to overwinter a passion flower vine and a mandevilla plant in a dormant state. Should I prune them first? If so, how severely should I prune them and do you have any tips to ensure success? Thank ...

  • Growing an Oak Tree in a Pot

    Hi, I'd like to grow an oak tree next month for my daughter's first birthday (her name means Oak tree in Irish). We live in a condo facing southwest, and eventually would like to move to a house. Is it ...