Small regular purple dots on my marigold seedlings

Dear MGs, could you please help me. I have started some marigold seedlings very early as part of my horticulture course assignment. They are very healthy looking, are growing under their very own grow light, and are even beginning to…

Appleblossom Rosebud Geranium

Hi I am looking for rose bud apple blossom geraniums plants. I found out about a nursery in B.C. that sells this species but I cannot find the address. No-one else seems to know where to buy rosebud apple blossom…

Polka dot plant dying

Bought a polka dot plant a couple months ago. Over the past month the leaves have been turning brown and falling off. I’ve been watering regularly, keeping the soil moist and using a humidifier when possible, but I can’t maintain…

Planting mammoth sweet peas from seeds

I have several packages of mammoth sweet pea seeds. They are a few years old. I would like to plant them and would like help on when and how please. I was told to soak them before. I live in…

Martha Washington Geraniums

I bought two large potted Martha Washington geraniums in the spring of 2019. With the arrival of fall/winter, could you tell me if I can bring them inside the house over the winter? If so, how should I be caring…

Geranium transplant

Can you please tell me to bring geraniums indoor and what to do to keep plants for next spring?…

black bugs on calendula flower stems

Hello, My calendula flower stems keep getting these small black bugs that I cannot get rid of. What causes it and how can I avoid them? Are the seeds stil good to be gathered even though they sometimes are full…

Garden Location

Hi, I live in Peterborough Ont and our house is on a sloped hill, there’s a wet spot in our back yard which I believe is from our uphill neighbors weeping tile that is soaked thru to early/mid July, and…

Morning Glory colour change

Does the colour of morning glories change according to the soil chemistry, as some hydrangeas do? For years I’ve planted morning glories against the wall in my front garden (I’m in Toronto). I love the big Heavenly Blue ones. I…