• Leaf Propagation

    Hello, I just bought a new Begonia rex “Autumn Ember”. It’s pretty beat up now and the leaves aren’t as orange as I’d like. If I propagate the Begonia by leaf cuttings it doesn’t matter what leaf I select, right?…

  • Propagating Boston Ivy From Cuttings

    I have a cutting of Boston Ivy, from a friend.  I took off the bottom leaves, put the stem in water, and it’s under fluorescent lights 24/7, along with all my vegetable seedlings. Is this the correct way to propagate…

  • Tulip Tree Seedling

    Our backyard tulip tree sprouted an offspring, around 5 metres away from the parent trunk. Our yard is too small to accommodate a second adult tree so we’d like to find a new home for the baby. We can’t think…

  • 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 ?…

  • Cuttings

    I have cuttings (forsythia, boxwood) I planted in soil pots Sept 10, they should be rooted by now.  Should I leave them in the pots for the winter or should I plant before the ground freezes? Also can I bring…

  • Hydrangea Cuttings

    Hello, My mother, who lives in St. Catharines, Ontario (Niagara Region) would like to give me a cutting of her hydrangea to grow in my garden here in Toronto (I live in Cabbagetown). She does not know the exact name/variety…

  • Very old pear tree sucker

    Hello, I had an old pear tree in our back yard taken down last year because of carpenter ants rotting the trunk. The tree must have been there a long while because it towered over our three storey house. We…

  • Cuttings of Crown of Thorns plant

    Howdy, I recently cut some branches of my crown of thorns plant and I’d like the cuttings to grow roots…previously I’ve done this just by sticking the cutting in a cup with water, but this time I don’t know if…

  • Solomon’s Seal

    Please help me to identify the name of this plant. I think it can be planted as a bulb in Fall? It blooms in the Spring- white flowers which hangs somewhat like the bleeding heart plant. I have one plant…

  • Next steps after Propagating Rubber Tree

    I’ve propagated a rubber tree cutting from a plant at work. It has finally sprung quite to life and is opening up many new leaves. It is about a foot tall. I am wondering at what point I should cut…

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