Growing balloon flowers from seed

I have successfully grown very small balloon flowers from seed and wonder if I bring them in during the winter or leave them outside‚Ķ,they are in a flower box with a good depth of earth…

Watering winterized roses

Hello, I keep seeing that potted roses still need to be watered in winter if they dry out? I am wondering a few things and am hoping I might get a answer here: 1) Is the snow not enough to…

Stargazer Lily

I have always put my stargazer lilies on my south facing balcony in full sun. Balcony gets partial shade in the morning and full sun from noon on. This year my lilies are struggling. The leaves start turning brown from…

weeping dwarf trees

I have a balcony facing north in Toronto I receive afternoon sun. Any recommendations for trees that would endure our winters in a pot and what type of pot should I use? Could I keep a tree like this indoors?…

serviceberry leaves

Hello from downtown Toronto. My “garden” is a terrace on the 21st floor. it faces north but gets lots of hot afternoon sun in the summer. Last year, I planted a Canadian serviceberry in a 28x24x27H insulated planter with mulch…

Trees and/or shrubs for rooftop terrace

9th floor, west-facing downtown Toronto (attached pic is North-to-South from right-to-left) 12 feet wide full sun two 27″ and two 21″ cube containers (w foam) Desire (eventual) minimum four feet in height with as much density as possible to block…

Diamantina Clematis

Help!!, My 3 year old dementia is loaded with beautiful flowers in a pot on our south w facing terrace. It overwinter well and is blooming well, but suddenly some of the leaves are turning brown black and you the…

Magnolia soulangeana

Hello, I planted a very special magnolia soulangeana in my yard two years ago. I understand that this variety can also grow in a large pot, but I might be wrong. I am moving to a condo and I would…