• Adding nutrients to established perennial garden

    We have a VERY full perennial garden in a southfacing position. I want to add nutrients to the soil this spring  to keep my plants healthy, without digging into the garden (I am afraid I will disturb the perennials roots). ...

  • ranunculus

    I've heard conflicting advise about when to plan ranunculus bulbs in Ontario. Should I start them in pots now (March) and put them in the ground at the end of May?

  • Lilium oriental hybrid

    Hello there I just bought Lilium Oriental Hybrid bulbs from Home Depot. 10/pag. It does not say it is fragrance or not. Do you know anything about them please. Here is the link of the manufacture. http://www.bulbsareeasy.com/view/plantdetails/138/35 Thank you so much

  • Creeping Thyme + Hyacinth

    Hi I have 2 questions. I live in Toronto. I planted Hyacinth bulbs last Sept. When these bulbs are going to sprout? I do not see any sign yet and we are in march 7. Also do you have any idea ...

  • Growing Hyacinth

    How can I propagate a hyacinth – thinks it’s a bulb or corm. How many pieces should he cut these into and when is the best time. I see plants on sale now in full bloom, should I buy them.

  • Winterize Banana Corm

    Hey This was my first year storing Banana plant(matured 8ft tall) in dark cold cellar. In june, i found stem got brown and mushy so chopped it to the corm. The corm is hard and size of a soccer ball....wondering if ...

  • Hydroponic Tulips

    I received a bouquet of hydroponic tulips and I am wondering if I should dry them out and plant them in October and will they come back. Should I let them wilt in the water or take them ...

  • Seeds

    In cleaning up for the new year I have found in used seeds some have a plant date and others don't. Can these seeds be used?

  • Will Rats Eat Bulbs in a City Garden?

    To my horror I recently spotted a rat in my townhouse garden, a first in thirty years of living here (North York). I have followed all the hints on the internet (no food or water, clean up leaf debris, etc.) ...

  • Tulip and Allium Bulbs

    Please help! Last summer I dug up my tulip & allium bulbs as they were not producing well anymore. A lot of the bulbs that I dug up were well formed but undersized. Some were normal size and had flowered ...