Planter boxes in backyard

Hello, My backyard is covered in stone. I am going to place two 4 x 1 x 1 ft planter boxes along the east fence to plant Boston ivy to go up the fence. The location is under the canopy…

Which rose or climbing rose?

Hello, I am looking to buy a rose for a corner in my backyard along the east fence. It gets a lot of afternoon sun, especially higher up, with strong light 12-6pm more or less (but it’s not sunny all…

Honeysuckle

What is the best honeysuckle to plant in wasaga beach. and any other information that I need…

heat tolerant potted plants for balcony

I am wondering what type of (potted) plants are suitable for a south facing balcony in southwestern ontario near Lake Ontario? it does become very hot on the balcony mid-day and in the afternoon. Thank you!…

Fertilizing a new honeysuckle

What type of fertilizer for a honeysuckle. Most sites say balanced. 10-10-10. But I am having trouble finding that. Would 20-20-20 damage the new plant!…

Climbing Hydrangea

Hello. My climbing hydrangea–approximately 5 years old–is flourishing in terms of leafing and growth but I have yet to see a bud or a flower. It lives against a porch facing east in just ordinary dirt–not clay or sandy. I…

Climbing hydrangea

I planted a climbing hydrangea against a west facing fence. Last year it started growth. This spring it showing no sign of budding. I think I need to try another plant. I have not had luck with clematis and I…

Virginia creeper

hello! I had virginia creepers planted in my yard last year and did not realize that they are perennials. I let them be through the winter and I am wondering if they will ‘come back to life’ this spring? right…

Clematis montana in Toronto?

I wonder if anyone successfully grows Clematis montana in Toronto area without protecting them in any way in winter? I am struggling with keeping my hydrangea macrophylla blooming and do not want to add another useless plant to my garden.…