Over Wintering Boston Ivy

I have an Boston Ivy which is doing great in the summer beside my front door , I want to ask if my front door has a ceiling and Ivy is protected from directly buried in the snow , does…

Help! What’s the best pergola vine for shade?

Our backyard faces west full-sun. We had a grapevine over our pergola when we moved into the house. It brought many raccoons and wasps and we weren’t sad when it died. We decided to grow Boston Ivy over the pergola…

Shriveled Leaves on Dutchman’s Pipe

I am in Scarborough with clay soil. Planted New Dutchman’s Pipe this Spring and new leaves are shriveling up and edges looking rusted as it is growing. The plant wasn’t looking in perfect health even when purchased, but it was…

Climbing Hydrangeas

Hello, I live up near Yonge and Finch and I was hoping to plant a climbing hydrangea along a western fence in shade, but I was unable to find any information on whether it’s possible to alter the colour of…

Jasmine plant losing its blossoms

I have a jasmine plant that is losing its blossoms within a day or two. Do you know why this is happening? Do I require a special fertilizer? Thanks…

Orange Trumpet Vine on Balcony

I am considering planting orange trumpet vine on the trellis on my balcony. My balcony faces southwest and get mostly afternoon sun. I know trumpet vine is well known for its invasiveness. I am worried that the roots may spread…

Mealybugs on Mandevilla

We have a mandevilla plant on our outdoor balcony (above ground level) that shows a number of little cotton wool-like balls at the point where two stems intersect. I suspect mealybugs. We are located in North York. Could you kindly…

Would these vines really ruin my fence?

Hello, This is a condominium townhouse and I’ve enjoyed growing vine on the fence since we moved in (2014). The management office has recently requested to remove the entire vine. Which was all of sudden and made us upset. –…

Flowering vine suggestions

Would you be able to recommend a flowering vine that I could use on my Belgium fence (diamond shape wire trills) which is fastened to a wooden fence. I am looking for a vine that has small leaves and small…