• Eradicating Houttuynia Cordata Chameleon “Fish Mint”

    I made the mistake of planting some "chameleon plant" a couple of years ago and it has absolutely taken over. I need to permanently eradicate it and spent a couple of hours today with my "loop weeder" which ...

  • fiddleheads

    I would like to grow edible fiddleheads in my north-facing partial sun plot. Please advise where could I find/purchase/forage seedlings of ostrich fern in an attempt to grow and harvest fiddleheads? Thank you :)

  • Mother-Daughter Gardens. A bond, a comfort and a continuation.

    My mum, really misses her garden and I'm going my best to keep her magical world alive, despite the move to a retirement home. Mum, just moved into a retirement home near me. She was responsible for creating ...

  • What to plant – jeff

    Hi, I am looking for ideas for my front garden. I have a Pagoda and a good size Bhutan. I would love that to be the focal point. I have box wood in small globe along one ...

  • Dandelion mulching or disposal?

    I have been served dandelions as a salad, but wonder about whether they can be mulched in the hot sun, so they can be reused as mulch? Do they have to be discarded outside the yard? If they’re dug ...

  • Bamboo like plant (Jean)

    My daughter has a plant, very invasive, that resembles bamboo canes but are reddish and the leaves do not look like what you expect them to. They are much broader and form an arrow like appearance at the ...

  • want to know this plant

    Hi there master gsrdeners, I have some of this in my garden. Could you tell me what it is? Shall I keep it?

  • Small and Pale Anouk Lavender Flowers (Lavendar Stoechas)

    Hello! I live in Toronto and I bought a potted Anouk lavender last month from a superstore garden center. The plant had darker and bigger flowers when we bought it, but now the new buds and flowers appear ...

  • Japanese Painted Fern

    Where in Toronto would I be able to buy rare fern plants?

  • Sparrows & Irises

    What's attractive, in overcast west-end Toronto, about these iris leaves? I tried to sneak up on the sparrows and catch them in the photo, They seem to be attracted to leaves or is it the possibility ...