Shade Path

Hi, I have a section of my backyard that I want to do something specific with. In the photo I’m attaching you will see a garage and a garden. Behind the dogwood I want to create a little path that…

Tulips

Hi! Would appreciate your advise and input with respect to when’s the next best time that I can plant tulips in my garden? Thank you!…

Damaged tulip bulbs

I was planting some bulbs over the weekend and I disturbed a few tulip ones that were there from the previous year. They had a growing shoot but I broke a few of them off with the spade – do…

Overwintering Stargazer Lilies

My stargazer lilies completed flowering for about 2 months ago.  They are currently in pots on my balcony. I will be away from end of September for a month. Can I dig up the lily bulbs and start storing them…

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 winter. I…

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 is advisable…

Hyacinths with Short Stems

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

No Sign of Hyacinth Bulbs Yet

I planted Hyacinth and Tulip bulbs last Fall.  I am starting to see signs of Tulips sprouting but no sign from the Hyacinth!!  I thought Hyacinths bloom before Tulips.  So I am afraid my Hyacinth did not make it this…

Lilium Landini

Hello there. Bought Lilium Landini bulb today, Mar. 9, 2018, from Toronto Walmart. In the instructions, it does not say when I should plant them. When I should plant them? Thank you.…