Short hardy vine*

My daughter lives in downtown Toronto (Kensington Market area) and has a space 3′ by about 13′ between a sidewalk and a lattice fence she would like to hide. She is very busy and needs something to plant that needs…

Transplanting a Clematis Virginiana*

Hello. I live in Toronto. For years we have enjoyed a beautiful vine that has grown from my neighbor’s yard up an electrical pole and onto some wires across our yard. Though it does not sound great it is actually…

Pruning Wisteria*

Do you know of individuals that are versed in pruning wisteria and provide the service for a fee? I have a fairly mature wisteria vine but am convinced that it is not blooming to its capacity due to poor pruning…

Climbing rose in Katsura Tree?*

Our garden is on the Gulf Islands in BC. We have a four-year old Katsura tree and I would like to know if it would be advisable to plant a climbing rose next to it and have it grow into…

Preparing mandevilla to take outside*

To this point, I have successfully overwintered a mandevilla. It was pruned back to encourage a denser plant and additional branches. My question is when do I start fertilizing, the frequency, and strength?…

Getting my wisteria to bloom*

I have had a wisteria plant for 9 years (and it was a few years old, I believe, when I planted it).  It has always been healthy i.e. lots of growth every year and green foliage.  I have only ever…

Morning glories*

I live in Etobicoke and every year plant 50 Morning Glory plants along my fence. I am situated on a corner lot, north side of the street so they get plenty of sun facing south + sandy soil. Please advise…