• Plant ID Hibiscus

    Hello, Kindly help me in identifying this plant? Is this a house plant? May I keep it outside during the summer? When does it normally bloom? Thank you.  …

  • Overwintering Soil Amendments

    As I was assessing my collection of winter ice melters, and salt, I noticed I have some fertilizer left. I have 25 litres of compost, as well as 5 litres of promix and a couple of litres of potting mix.…

  • Italian Honey Fig Tree

    I have an Italian honey fig tree. How do I care for it in the winter time? I understand that they lose all their leaves in winter which is normal. How often should I water this plant and should I…

  • Apple Tree Seedlings

    I grew seven apple seedlings from seeds.  Now in October these seedlings are about three to four inches tall.  What can I do to keep them safe in winter time? Bring them inside or leave them outside for winter ?…

  • Overwintering Eugenia Topiary

    Hello, I have 2 Eugenia topiaries on my front porch ( mostly shade). How do I keep them alive through the winter? I do have a small shed and a bit of space in the garage – am afraid of…

  • 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…

  • Winterizing Hibiscus

    I was given a standard hibiscus which has many blooms on it yet to come out. It stands about 5 ft tall and is in a pot with a 12 inch height and diameter with good rich soil. Is it…

  • Japanese Anemone- Winter Care

    Hi! I’ve planted a Japanese Anemone this June. It’s growing slowly but I think didn’t reach the expected size yet. It also didn’t flower. I planted it in the side of my entrance which is a shady area most if…

  • Tiger eyes sumac

    Can I plant it in a pot then and then plant the pot and sumac into my garden, and if I can what size pot ?…

  • Preparing tulip bulbs for planting in containers

    The last two years my tulips have come up in the spring stunted and not opening properly. Those two Vancouver British Columbia winters have been milder than usual. I think the tulips have suffered from not being cold enough over…