Dahlia in pot

I planted my dahlia in pot in late May. Have used liquid fertilizer 15-30-15 every 3 weeks. It is grown in sunny spot for + 7 hours of sun. Been moving the pot to sunny area . However, it has…

Overwintering amaryllis

Hi Toronto Master Gardeners, I have had my amaryllis growing in the garden during the summer. They have very big leaves now. I will soon be bringing them indoors to overwinter them. Can you please tell me how I bring…

Lilies – buds not developing into blooms

I’ve had full orange blooms on these lilies for approximately seven summers. This year the buds have seemed to dry up and I can see there will be no blooms (maybe one exempted). Can you suggest what might have happened…

Dahlias with tip burn

Dear Master Gardeners, I started some dahlia bulbs in February. They are about a foot tall now but still in their pots. I have had them outside on the deck, hardening off for a few weeks. There have been nights…

Summering Over Tulip Bulbs

my son brought me a box of tulip bulbs from Holland. Looking online it seems that they should be planted in the fall. what should i do with them now to keep them safe from spoiling? I was wondering if…

Identify narcissus

Hello, I hope you are able to identify this daffodil for me, I planted Thalia but this isn’t Thalia! Is is a pretty little yellow daffodil with 2 flowers on each stem , the flowers are about 4-6 cm across…

Amending beds planted with bulbs

I am in Thornhill and have flower beds in full sun and part shade. What is the best way to amend/improve the soil in these beds when they are planted with numerous spring flowering bulbs, peonies and other perennials without…