Evergreen climbing plant for balcony

I am looking for an evergreen climbing plant that will survive Toronto winters on a north facing balcony. However, I completely understand this might not be possible with the given conditions. If that is the case, can you recommend some…

Climbing Hydrangea

We have a beautiful, healthy climbing hydrangea that was here when we purchased this home. I have no idea how to care for it. Does it need any clipping like a hedge or best to just let it go. Looking…

Climbing hydrangea

Hi – I have 4 16 year old climbing hydrangeas in my backyard. They are climbing a 9 foot high concrete block driving shed. The driving shed is being removed by the new neighbour. How do I save my hydrangea?…

Training a young wisteria

I have a new Blue Moon wisteria (when purchased it was about 1 metre high) that was planted in May and has reached the top of the pergola, twining around a support. Now it has nothing to climb on to,…

Pruning in the Fall – New Dawn climbing rose

I planted 4 climbing New Dawn roses on my front arbour in late Spring. I had some blooms and some weaker stems with no buds. Do I cut them all down this fall or just the weak ones or none??…

IS Boston Ivy damaging to concrete?

we live in a “green” 8 storey condominium in Toronto, sedum roof, garden terraces. This ivy (Boston ivy?) has been planted in the garden terraces, and is rapidly growing up the walls (aluminum siding over concrete), looks good, but recent…

Clematis Diamentina

I have a diamantina clematis in a pot on a terrace facing west. This is it 2nd year. It flowered beautifully late spring/early summer and it has not flowered again. There are no buds appearing yet . It did flower…