• 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.  

  • 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?