• Early Shooting Dahlias

    My dahlia Moonfire is shooting particularly early this year. I do not want to root cuttings again and do not have the space to put them in more light. What is best for the rhizomes – cut off the shoots…

  • 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!…

  • When to Plant Sweet Pea

    Hello, I live in Windsor Ontario, I believe zone 7a. I am planting sweet peas this year. What would be the best method? Sow outdoors in early spring or start indoors? I plan on planting in an area that is…

  • Tomato and Pepper plants indoor dieback

    Last year when I was starting peppers and tomatoes in an indoor electrically lighted/heated area when I experienced a big yellowing phenomena in primarily tomatoes and peppers. My watermellons also suffered, but I think I started them too early, so…

  • Christmas Cactus

    My Xmas Cacti is covered with buds and is starting to bloom. Should I pinch off the spent blooms at their base after they flower?…

  • Lucky Bamboo Dying

    Hello There, Hope you’re doing well. I have a lucky bamboo plant that I bought 5 years ago and It was my first gift to my Fiancée and now wife so it holds quite emotional value. Its dying and I…

  • Eastern Redbud or other flowering tree?

    Hello! I am on the landscaping committee for a condo in downtown Toronto, and the Board is looking into planting 2 – 3 ornamental trees as part of a rejuvenation project. They have considered flowering cherries to start, but I…

  • Growing Olive Trees

    I live in north-central Alberta and take great pride in my ability to grow things that were not meant to grow here. I am interested in growing olive trees. Do you know any extra tricks about growing things outside of…

  • Pilea Peperomioides Curling Leaves

    Hi, I have had a pilea peperomioides plant in my home for about 8 weeks now, purchased from a local nursery. In the last few weeks, I’ve noticed some of the leaves (old and newly grown ones) are curling around…

  • Potatoes

    I am growing 6 German Butterball potatoes in my backyard in downtown Toronto. The plants are very tall, about 5 feet. There were about half dozen white blooms but they only appeared on some of the plants. question: late august…

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