• Bloodroot

    Hello. Living in gatineau quebec. I had transplanted some bloodroot from my backyard- growing naturally. Have had to cut down many trees due to ash borer. Consequently now gardens receive more sunlight, and bloodroot foliage is yellowing. Do ...

  • Milkweed Seeds (Planting)

    Dear Sirs, I have harvested some milkweed pods last fall and want to plant them in my backyard located in downtown Toronto. What is the best way to go about it? The pods look well, they are dry and seeds can ...

  • Uninvited Tall Plant with Lobed Basal Leaves

    This plant has shown up in my garden , starting last year. It grows in a clump like an echinacea. Stands about 24-30" tall. What is it and should I let it stay?

  • Plant ID: Water Parsnip, Sium suave

    I am in Toronto and this plant is taking over my raspberry patch. It is about 4 feet tall looks like Queen Anne's Lace from a distance but it does not have a "carrot looking" leaf. It is in a ...

  • Is this Bird Cherry?

    Trying to identify this bush. Grow in full sun, dry, clay/sandy soil. I am in Gravenhurst, ON (zone 4). Thank you.

  • Deerfoot as Groundcover

    I was in Burlington over the weekend and the homeowners had a plant called deerfoot. It looked a bit like rhubarb. I want ground cover for a large shady area that often has pine needles on it. Grass will not ...

  • Bark Peeling on Serviceberry

    My serviceberry is 10 years old and the bark is pealing on the old growth. Although some of the branches have died it still has lots of green leaves on the remaining branches and also has new growth from runners.

  • Controlling Common Milkweed

    Hello, I am running into a bit of an issue with the more prolific native plants in my garden and my neighbour and was wondering if maybe you or anyone of your members has run into this problem before and have ...

  • Native Honeysuckle

    I'm getting confused. I have seen information saying that honeysuckle is an invasive (explaining it's existence in the ravine systems) and I've seen at least a couple of references saying there is a native honeysuckle. For example listing as native ...