• California Poppies

    Hi, Can I plant California Poppies in my garden in Mississauga? Will they survive they winter like Oriental or Iceland Poppy does? What about Shirley Poppy. Secondly where can I get the seeds or plants of California or Shirley Poppy ...

  • Sourcing Peruvian daffodil lily (Hymenocallis narcissiflora)

    My employer saw a beautiful flower in Savannah, Georgia last week, fell in love with it and has asked me to try to source it for her for the deck at our office in Toronto. We've found ...

  • About the Chinese Ground Orchids (Bletilla striata)

    I recently bought 3 rhizomes of these beautiful orchids. I'm wondering if I can be plant them in my garden, like a perennial plant or I should plant them in a pot and bring them indoors for the ...

  • Species Tulips

    Hi, I'm writing from Kitchener, ON. I am growing a mixture of species tulips for the first time this year. (I planted last fall.) They bloomed beautifully and are now forming attractive seed pods. I know that it ...

  • Mysterious Weed

    HELP! I'm unable to identify this weed. I spotted one growth a few years ago and now it took over 1/4 of our garden, it grows everywhere, even between stones (we have no grass) Any information would be ...

  • Bulbs-May

    I wish to change the position of some tulips in my garden and also plant into the garden some hyacinth bulbs which were in a pot this spring. Is it best to dig up the bulbs and store ...

  • How do I keep squirrels/chipmunks from eating my tulip blooms

    I planted some bulbs in the fall and was shocked to see a couple of them actually bloom. Within 2 days of blooming, a chipmunk ate the flowers. What can I do to stop that from happening ...

  • Trilliums and Sharp-Lobed Hepatica

    Is it ok to now plant trilliums and hepaticas that were bought at the North American Native Plant Society sale at the Toronto Botanical Garden last weekend? The trilliums are starting to open.

  • Hyacinths with Short Stems

    I planted hyacinth bulbs but the flowers come up very short. Do I have the bulbs planted too deep?

  • How to Multiply Hyacinth

    Hi Do hyacinth multiple by itself next year or I need to do something about it myself? if not then can you please tell me the steps and the time to do that? Thank you so much.