Mexican Feather Grass

Last Spring, I grew Mexican feather grass from seed and planted in full sun outdoors. Will it survive the cold Toronto winter?…

Bird of Paradise has spots

Hi! I was wondering if you could tell me what these spots could be on my Bird of Paradise? This particular plant also gets scale when I bring it indoors, what can I do to prevent that?…

Plant Identification – Salvia

Can you please tell me what this plant is and if it is a perennial? My apologies for not including all of the information requested the first time. Height – ~30″ Spread = ~30″ Sunny location Growing in clay, so…

Mystery plant

I found this plant growing at a neighbours house on my street in Riverdale.The spot is south facing and the attached photo shows that it is about 18″ tall, perhaps 12″ spread. The soil on our street is quite sandy…

Edibility of skyscraper sunflower leaves

While searching for uses of Skyscraper sunflower leaves, I found many sites that had several healthy food consumption uses. There was only one site that had negative info, saying not to eat them because of bad digestive and skin problems.…

Dwarf curly kale problems

Hi, I planted dwarf curly kale in a container (on our deck). a) I wondered why the leaves are such a pale green and not a robust dark green b) the very edges of the curly leaves sometimes turn a…

flower Plant ID

Today I took this picture at edward’s gardens and I cannot find the exact identity. Can you help me?…

New Guinea Impatience

last year same variety, same spot plants grew very well this year alive but have not grown at all maybe because of early frost 2-3 week May I cannot figure it out thank you…

Impatiens & Possible Downy Mildew

Hello, I planted impatiens in window boxes for a shady balcony. I changed the soil to new potting soil, thinking the Downy Mildew fuss was over. They started growing OK, but now I am getting speckled blooms, some withering and…