• Stubborn Mandevilla

    I bought a mandevilla last summer, overwintered by pruning back and keeping in a cooler but sunny window, hardened it off before placing it in a morning sun place. Fed it fertilizer and even tried the age old epsom salts…

  • Dahlia Daytime Droop

    Hello! I’m just north of Guelph in zone 5b, with nice loam soil. My question is about dahlias. I’m growing two types of dinnerplate dahlias, Thomas Edison and Otto’s Thrill, and I’m having severe problems with daytime droop when they’re…

  • Non-Flowering Clematis

    For the second consecutive year my clematis Pamela Jackman, while still putting on the usual masses of stems & lush foliage, has declined to flower. It has flowered in the same (unchanged) spot for over 10 years – I don’t…

  • oenothera triloba vs Himalayan Dandelion

    Could Oenothera triloba and Himalayan Dandelion possibly be the same plant? It seems that gardeners confuse the two of them. Thank you.…

  • Gooseneck Loosestrife

    What is the best method to eradicate Gooseneck Loosestrife from a perennial garden? My garden is full sun, clay soil (not wet) and the Gooseneck loves it. I have tried digging it up, but it keeps popping up everywhere. My…

  • Identify this shrub

    My property is half an hour north of Cobourg. The flowers are very fragrant. It blooms late Spring through mid to late Summer. It is very old. Was there before I bought the place 30 years ago…

  • Plant ID – yellow wild indigo

    This plant was given to me by a friend who recently passed away. This plant blooms in the month of June, is herbaceous, has spikes with yellow flowers and oval leaves…. A perennial.…

  • unknown plant

    this plant has shown up in my garden in a large volume. it has broad leaves, white flowers and these green pods.…

  • Bearded iris blooms

    Now that the blooms of my tall bearded iris (iris Germanica) are over should I cut down the stem to the ground or just half way?  …

  • Is there a perennial Riviera Blue Eyes Lobelia for Toronto?

    Is there a type of this lobelia that’s perennial for Toronto area? I picked some up in previous year from a big box store and loved the look. However, I don’t want to go through the effort and expense of…