Stevia Plant

Where can I buy a stevia plant in the GTA?…

How to find where to buy plants

Hello I see a lot of questions of where to buy specific plants in Ontario and perhaps a section on Where to buy or Instructions on finding where to buy would be helpful. I looked at the Landscape Ontario website…

Growing Marigolds from Seed and Cross Pollination

How can I prevent my marigolds from cross pollinating with other marigolds of different varieties?  I want to harvest seeds that will grow and look just like their parents.  My yard is really small, so each of my marigolds (they…

Apple Blossom Geraniums

Do you have or know where I could find Apple Blossom Geraniums ? I had one years ago and it died and have not been able to find them ever again ! They were so BEAUTIFUL !…

My Fuchsia is Dying

My fuchsia is dying and I don’t know what I’m doing wrong. I water it once a week, it never sits in water. It’s on the western side of the house getting indirect light. I’ve noticed some white bugs, mold?…

Annuals for Total Shade Containers

Our condo building in Hamilton has two 20” planters at our front entrance which we plant out with annuals. These planters are on the north side, under an overhang, in total shade. They’re also subject to strong winds. The soil…

Preparing Amaryllis for Re-Bloom

Getting Amaryllis ‘Papillion’ to rebloom My A. “papillion’ has been out of the ground now (where it was planted for summer strengthening) for approx. 4 weeks and waiting in an an unheated garage for repotting at the right time. I…

Overwintering Potted Plants

Last winter my potted flowers / plants actually survived the winter in my backyard. I suspect because it was so mild. What is the best way to protect them this winter? Put them in my garage? If I do that…

Difference between Marsh mallow and Hollyhock

What is the difference between marshmallow and hollyhock? I found the pink flowering plant (photo attached), which I think may be a marshmallow, but I’m not sure. Is it a marshmallow or a hollyhock and how can one tell the…

Jimson weed

Can you identify this plant? It grows on a single, thick, green stalk, stands six feet tall and has begun to flower into what looks like a trumpet flower. Its leaves are large (12 inches plus) and maple shaped.