• Planting Info

    When and how do I plant the tubers of the cyclamen hyderifolium. I gather in a moist part sun part shady location. Will they survive a Toronto winter?…

  • When to Plant Onion Sets?

    I have a garden at the Leslie Street Allotment Gardens in Toronto. It has raised beds. Can you advise when is the earliest I could plant “onion sets”? Each year I start looking to buy the sets in late March…

  • Planting Bulbs in the Spring?

    It is the end of March 2017 and I live in Owen Sound, about 2 1/2 hours North of Toronto and can’t find an answer anywhere for whether or not I can plant bulbs in the Spring? If I can….then…

  • Bulbs

    I have purchased a package of lily bulbs. They have already started to sprout and have about 2″- 3″ of growth showing. Should I plant them in a pot now and keep on windowsill till able to plant outside and…

  • Bulbs/Forced Bulbs Sources

    Hi there. I am attempting to purchase tulip bulbs to give as gifts at a seminar I am hosting in early March. I have been unsuccessful in finding any at this time. Would you have any idea where I could…

  • No Bloom Calla Lilies

    Last year I planted calla lilies in the ground, and they bloomed beautifully. I overwintered the bulbs in the basement over the winter, and planted them outside this spring. I had lovely foliage, but no blossoms. I had split them…

  • Fritillaria Meleagris

    Hello! The Toronto Botanical Gardens referred me to you with new seeds I bought. I am in Bailieboro, Ontario (Hardness zone: 5) and was hoping to find the best spot to plant my Fritillaria Meleagris seeds. I am in the…

  • Canna Lilies

    Hello, I currently have some canna lilies (I think that is what they are called – please see attached photo) in planters and would like to know if I can store them over the winter to enjoy them again for…

  • Planting a Foxtail Lily in Toronto

    I am wondering what are the planting requirements for foxtail lilies in Toronto. Available information is not clear, especially depth and whether it should be in full sun or not ( due to late late spring temperature fluctuation ). May…

  • Galanthus bulbs

    I live in Toronto. Everybody on both sides of the street, north and south facing can grow snowdrops….I’ve spent loads of money on bulbs….they just don’t perform for me…north facing, but sunny …they grow wild in other gardens and lawns…I…

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