• Moving a Garden in the Fall

    Hello :) I have a time-sensitive question and would greatly appreciate your help. We are moving within the next couple of weeks from the suburbs to the country side. We did not expect to move so I had my garden…

  • Hostas

    Can hostas be transplanted in November?…

  • Different Types of Lavender

    London On area. I have a row of lavenders in my garden. They bloom at different times of the season. One has a compact growing structure and the other has a sprawling unruly growing habit (it is in bloom now).…

  • 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…

  • Planting perennials in root bound soil

    I have a small back yard that is surrounded by lots of trees. Even perennials such as hosta are doing poorly. Do you recommend that I plant them in pots in the soil with room for the roots to grow…

  • Horseradish

    Horseradish is a beautiful plant as well as delicious but it’s under soil creeping roots have new plant shooting up in neighbouring plant beds as well as overtaken the garden space. I am seeking a method to eliminate the horseradish…

  • Mildew on peony leaves

    My peony leaves got mildew on them and treatment didn’t work. This plant is in a winterized pot and new to me this year. Should I cut off all the leaves and throw them out to reduce chances of the…

  • When to plant perennials

    Hi, With Fall here, I think I’m supposed to be planting perennials that will then be in the ground ready for Spring. Is this correct? I’m completely confused; there’s so much information out there but so much of it is…

  • Heuchera

    I understand that heuchera is a good choice for a shade, moist location in Toronto. I am looking for the brightest red foliage available and have found fire alarm and fire chief. Do have other or better suggestions?…

  • Rugosa rose bushes

    Hello. I have very thorny rose bushes along my shore. I am at a lake north of Toronto. I think they are called rugosa. After flowering, they produce berries. We cut them about 1/3 of the way back last year…