• Strawflower dying please help

    Hi there, I’m really hoping you can help me identify the problem with my strawflower! It was thriving perfectly well all summer, and even as of four weeks ago it looked amazing! Then about two weeks ago, I began to…

  • mulch purpose.

    Hi –  I was wondering what is the purpose of using mulch around the trees? i don’t usually put it around but some of my neighbours do. Thanks a lot.…

  • Powdery mildew on sunflower type plant

    I purchased a plant a while ago and left it in the pot. After about 10 days, it got powdery mildew on the leaves. I sprayed it with milk/ water solution which helped, and cut off all the affected leaves.…

  • Rocket City daylily

    I was wondering how to care for the foliage of this flower. Browsing through the Internet, the foliage are the “leaves” of the flower.…

  • Spirea

    Can Spirea be planted in a new flower bed on the northeast side of our home?  We get morning and evening sun.…

  • Germination of Tiger Nuts

    How do I germinate tiger nuts and can they be grown hydroponically? Saw a Toronto Botanical Garden video on You tube  in which Paul Zammit discussed growing Tiger Nuts, as part of a world plants series.…

  • What is wrong with this schlumbergera/Christmas cactus?

    I have been looking after a Christmas cactus at my work ever since I started there, and found it nearly dead in Jan 2014. With careful watering, it recovered and did very well for about a year until I went…

  • What is wrong with my orchid?

    I have four orchid plants that sit on my dining room table, and they have light from a north-facing window. All of a sudden the leaves on one orchid has become very limp, and shriveled. It is several years old,…

  • Boxwood hedge

    I have a 25 year old boxwood hedge which has been decimated by last year’s frost and then a blight on everything else… The hedge is 30′ long and about 3′ high.  It will all have to go, but I…

  • No fruit on my apple tree in my back yard !

    Hello, I live in the Victoria Park and Danforth area of Toronto. About 7, or 8, years ago I planted an apple tree, not sure what variety, but it produces very few blossoms, and practically no fruit. I also planted…

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