• Emergent and Submergent Pond Planting

    When should the Emergent and Submergent plants be planted during the year into a Storm Water Pond?

  • Growing Wild Native Invasive Plants

    I am growing food for a Wild Organic Study, see WildOrganicStudy.com. Some plants like Jerusalem Artichoke, Groundnut, and Hog Peanut are plants with vines and tuber and will take over. What is a good way to grow them in a controlled ...

  • Shrub Identification Beaked Hazel Nut

    Maine, USA zone 3-4, shade, poor gravely soil. Inherited land on which previous owner from CT, USA had planted unusual species. This one has me stumped I'm pretty sure it's not native. In the 10 yrs I've been observing this ...

  • Chokecherry vs Chokeberry vs European Buckthorn

    I am trying to identify a shrub (now about 10 ft tall) in my garden. I suspect that it may be the invasive Buckthorn but find the info online a bit confusing as all three appear similar. I have seen ...

  • Shrub ID Bush Honeysuckle

    What is this shrub? This small volunteer shrub is growing in my garden. Can you identify it? I have attached a photo. (Is it possible to send only photo? I was also surprised that photo did not show up below so I don't ...

  • Cardinal flower, Vulcan Red

    I was wondering why my cardinal flowers are falling over. We live in SE Michigan, the climate is 60-90 degree mostly around 80 for the summer. Dirt with clay foundation, the morning is sunny and shade in the ...

  • Serviceberry and Raccoons

    We recently bought a house in Toronto's east end and I'm considering a serviceberry in the backyard. I love that it is native and will attract birds, but I'm worried about raccoons loving it as well. We have a lot ...

  • Wildflower Identification Helleborine

    Hello, While at the cottage on the weekend, I found a beautiful little flower. Actually, I found two. If I had to guess, I would say that it is some type of wild orchid, but I'm not certain. Do you know ...

  • Plant ID Cup plant

    Good Day, I wonder if someone could tell me more about this plant that has been growing in my yard for the past couple of years. Last year I saw it was growing in Edwards Gardens which put to rest an ...

  • 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.