Callalloo leaves

The leaves on my callalloo are changing. I am in Mississauga, Ontario. They seem to be dying from the edge. Sometimes they have similar spots in the middle of the leaves. They are planted in full sun in the same…

Herbs on balcony in August

I live in an apartment in East York Toronto. Our balcony faces west and gets sun after 3 p.m. during summer. In winter there’s hardly any direct sunlight. My question is: 1) Is it too late to plant a coriander…

Japanese Maple , Petunias

Hello, I was looking for some assistance. I have a Japanese Maple that was thriving a few weeks ago and now some of the leaves on a few branches look burnt and shriveled up. I am not sure if this…

Morning Glory: How to pinch out?

Hi, My morning glory seedlings finally started growing. I read somewhere “If you grow your own bedding plants from seeds, you’ll need to pinch them back while they are young. Pinch them when they have two sets of true leaves,…

Broken dahlia

I broke my dahlia plant off at the ground level. Will it regrow this year? Is there a way to grow the top I broke off?…

Rieger Begonias – outdoors in containers

Scarborough, planted in large containers, in shade/partial shade, with good potting soil. 1. Approx. length of time to reach maturity of 12’x15′ ? 2. Will this plant perform in our hot Ontario summers ? Most info available about this plant…

Rooting impatience

I’m in Toronto. For several years I have cut pieces of impatience and placed them in holes of green oasis. Within a week, all plants would have roots. Not finding oasis, I purchased a block from the Dollarama. All roots…

Sunflower – Sunbelievable brown eyed girl

Can you please tell me where I would get the above sunflower called Sunbelievable brown eyed girl in Ontario> I’ve been trying to find the plant for the past 2 years and know that it’s available in the US and…

Geranium

I live in Thornhill. I very successfully over-wintered several pots of geraniums. Once this week turned warm and sunny I placed them outside, on the east facing steps of my house, where they had grown all last summer. After several…