Will my sunflower bloom?

I received a sun flower planted from seed with no idea what variety it was. It’s been growing strong now, but I left it in a fairly small pot. I am in Vancouver, and the sun flower has received quite…

My geraniums are dying

My geraniums are dying and I am not sure how to revive them. My balcony faces west and they receive afternoon sun. I water them daily but the leaves are turning red and they look scraggly.…

Impatiens

I have many (10+) containers of impatiens growing in dappled shade. The soil is Miracle Grow. I have been fertilizing with a high bloom fertilizer (15-30-15) every two weeks. Over the past week three of the containers have really slowed…

Calla Lillies

A friend just gave me a ‘black’ calla lily plant. Can it be planted outdoors? Will it survive the winter in Thornhill?…

Gardenia problems

Hello, I don’t know the name of my plant but the flowers are white and have banana like smell. It was in a shady area outside, I moved the pot to a sunny location(Toronto). All the flowers didn’t open and…

African Violets

I wondered if the little Yellow Centres on these plants are seeds and should I save them when pruning my plant?  …

How to pinch back Petunias

What is the correct method for pinching back petunias. Is it pruned back to the end of the stem for that flower?…

Stevia Rebaudiana

Hi, I would like to grow Stevia R as an indoor plant, is it possible? Where would I be able to get the seeds or a small plant in GTA? Thanks…

annual vine

Is there an annual vine the is about 4 to 6 feet in height, that grows in part shade, and is good for bees and butterflies. I was thinking of sweet pea, even if the time of year makes it…