Hardy Climbing Roses that are japanese bettle resistant

Dear Graden Expert, I greatly appreciate it if you can let us know two hardy climbing roses varieties in deep pink and deep red that won’t attract Japanese beetle and are disease resistant and flower profusely a few times a…

Passion flower – getting buds to bloom

My Passion flower vine has many buds but very few actually open up although when one does it’s gorgeous! We’ve had the vine for several years and have been successful in overwintering indoors and summering outside. We’ll see multiple buds…

Cutting Back Climbing Roses in Early Summer.

I trimmed back some excessive growth on a climbing rose in late winter. Now those parts of the plant have come back with a vengeance. Can I cut them back again now (early summer) to control the size and shape…

Dutchman’s Pipe

Some of the leaves on my large Dutchman’s Pipe have become shriveled up and look like the front end of a conch shell Can you please tell me what causes that and how to remedy it. Thanks…

Moonflower not growing

I planted these several years in a row and had luck only in the 1st 2 years. I nicked the seeds and soak them overnight until the hard exterior shell softens, then peel them back and put in a window…

Hardy kiwi

Hi, I live on the 28th floor of a condo in downtown Toronto. I have 2 large hardy kiwi vines that are currently starting to flower. My male kiwi died a couple of years ago and the replacement has not…

Morning Glories / Trellis?

Hello! I am planting morning glory seeds along my fence. It is a privacy fence with 5 inch wide vertical wood slats that are 1/2 inch deep; the slats are staggered with about 1.5 inches of space of depth in…

Wisteria

We live in Rosedale, Toronto. We planted a Wisteria about 15 years ago, it faces South and seems happy, we try to follow recommendations as regards pruning etc. This year was the best ever for flowers and we got about…

Attaching a Silver Lace Vine to a shed roof

Hello: I just planted a Silver Lace vine beside my shed and have it supported up the side. I would like it to grow up and over the roof at the front and was wondering what is the best support…