• Growing Emerald Cedar in Container

    I just bought an emerald cedar from a big box store. It’s 5 feet tall. What size container should I get to replant the tree in? I don’t want the tree to grow much taller than 7 feet tall. I…

  • Terrace Container Gardening

    I have a large terrace with NW exposure and is sheltered by a 6 foot wall. The condo is in the Beach area of Toronto so very close to the lake. I am looking to make an empty space into…

  • Overwintering Agapanthus

    Hello You sent me some great info about wintering agapanthus in Toronto. At the time my printer wasn’t working so I couldn’t print it out. Now of course I cant find it on my iPad now that the printer is…

  • Cacti Care

    I live in Niagara-on-the-Lake.  My plants are indoors now.  I have divided the Cacti by cutting, letting dry, and replanting.  They did well outside in the summer, but now there is no movement.  Anything I can do to stimulate growth? …

  • 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…