• Growing from Seed: A Toronto Master Gardener Guide

    Whether you start them indoors, or sow them directly into your garden, growing plants from seed can be fun and satisfying. Although it is somewhat time consuming, growing plants from seed can be a very rewarding experience. This gardening guide…

  • Growing Tulips: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

    Lily-flowered tulip (Tulipa) ‘Ballerina’ at the Toronto Botanical Garden. Photo: Helen Battersby A tulip is a true bulb. A true bulb is a structure containing a modified stem in the form of a basal plate, scales or rings, a shoot…

  • Bulbs for Naturalizing: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

      The pagoda-like flower of Erythronium or dog's tooth violet. (Photo: Helen Battersby) Spring flowering bulbs add colour and interest to an area as they often bloom earlier than other flowers. Some add fall colour. This gardening guide provides information…