shrub cuttings over winter

I have a few cuttings that I potted 2 months ago. They are growing pretty good. I have not decided where to plant them. Can I leave them in the pots over the winter, or should I plant them on…

Peony not blooming

Three years ago I divided a beautiful heritage peony into 2 plants. I replanted them in the same garden that contains other peonies which bloom beautifully. The transplants contained 5-8 eyes each and I was careful not to plant too…

Lilac bush and peeling bark from maple tree

Hi, there. I have a few gardening problems I need help with. I have a lilac bush in the backyard that was planted over 13 years ago. Every year it blooms and has been bushy and healthy. This year in…

Lilacs transplanting

I would like to give my neighbour in Toronto some of my lilac deep purple plants. What time of the year is best for transplanting the lilac plants?

Transplanting

My south neighbour complains of dampness caused inside his house due to my adjacent 23 inch high by 2 foot wide by 34 foot long, planter and plants. This whole unit and plants must be moved from south side of…

When to transplant perennials

I had to have a fence rebuilt along one side of my garden last fall, and on your advice I moved a number of perennials that were next to the fence temporarily to another part of the garden. I didn’t…

Fagus sylvatica ‘Tortuosa’

I have a twelve year old beech tree and from what I can tell, it’s a Fagus Sylvatica Tortuosa. I am moving from Richmond Hill to Toronto at the end of June and I am wondering if I can move…

tree peony

I would like to transfer my tree peony which is too near the driveway and gets knocked… When and how should I do this. it is about 10 years old and fuchsia in colour. Thanks…

When to plant root stock in Toronto

I purchased some clematis, bleeding heart, ferns and astilbes as bagged roots a few weeks ago. They’ve been sitting in the house but are starting to smell. Is it too early to plant them in the garden now? Have I…