geraniums – asian beetle

I think the blooms on my geraniums are being attacked by asian beetles. I have seen them on the plant lately. Is it coincidental that the flower petals look mushy? what can i do? move the plant entirely? not sure…

Petunias from Seed

I harvested petunia seeds this week. Can I grow them now ( in July) in Toronto and get flowers?…

Marigolds

In zone 4 and annual French marigold leaves are eaten. What pest is causing this and what solution do you suggest to counteract. Have removed from ground into pots to save. Wish to put back in our perennial border. Thanks…

Unknown Plant – Sunflower

Attached are pictures of Plants – Is this a plant or a weed. If a plant what is it and does it flower.…

Dhalias

I have some Dahlia tubers.  We are already in mid June.  I live in Scarborough.  Would it be okay for me to plant them now or shall I wait until fall.…

Geraniums not blooming

Do I use an all purpose fertilizer or one of those with a high phosphorous number which is for blooms? Read differing opinions. I am using Miracle Gro potting soil in pots. I also have a few geraniums in the…

Verbena Bonariensis

Hi! I have fallen madly in love the plant verbena bonariensis, tall verbena; also known as Meteor Showers by Proven Winners. I have honestly contacted at least 7 garden centres in the GTA including Toronto, Newmarket, Bradford, Unionville and no…

Name this plant with bird on it- Plant ID

I snapped this photo from inside my living room on Fri July 20, 2018 around 11 or 11:30 a.m. My question is do you know what kind of plant this is? It had small white trumpet/bell flowers on 4-6 branches…

dwarf tree for very hot, sunny balcony

I trust all is well with you and your family, friends and acquaintances. We live on the 12 floor of a downtown Toronto condo with a west facing balcony. Our balcony is only open on 1 side, i.e., the west…