• Tulips: Chilling for spring planting

    Hello, I'd like to plant tulips, and perhaps other spring blooming bulbs, but I didn't do it in the fall. Can I plant tulip bulbs in containers now,for this spring and keep them in the garage until it warms up? And ...

  • Growing milkweed

    Hi .... Last year I noted milkweed plants placed in some borders at the TBG and want to do the same in the gardens at our small co-ownership building. I have seeds, but it seems they are difficult to germinate. Do ...

  • Elephant Ear plants

    Years ago I purchased 2 elephant ear plants from a local garden centre. Today I have approximately 20 some odd plants, that have done very well in my pond over the summer. Each fall, I bring them indoors, to allow ...

  • Native milkweed seeds available?

    Hi, I would like to purchase some Native Milkweed seeds to give to someone in Muskoka region for the holidays. Is this available anywhere in Toronto now?  

  • Separating gladiolus bulbs

    I have just taken bulbs from my garden that are part of the Gladiolus family. I need to know before I put them away for the winter if I am supposed to separate the bulbs now or when I go ...

  • Blooming times for daffodils and tulips

    Hello, I'm hoping you can provide me with some information about blooming times for daffodils and tulips in outdoor flower gardens in Toronto. Specifically, when do daffodils typically start blooming (is it mid-April?) in Toronto? And when do they stop blooming? Secondly, when ...

  • agapanthus

    Is it appropriate to put Agapanthus under grow lights in the winter? if not, would a dark place in the basement (which is quite warm) be better?

  • Invasive tiger lilies – how to get rid of them?

    Hi.  I have a real problem in removing tiger lilies, which are invasive even under even under patio stones.  

  • Planting seeds from red berried tree

    I have acquired some seeds from a shrub or a tree that has red berries.  I brought them home as decoration.   I see there are seeds in the berries. I’d ...

  • Harvesting Seeds

    Can seeds be harvested after a frost? How "ripe" should the seeds be?

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