Wisteria

I live in Toronto and would like to plant wisteria in a large pot against a wooden fence. It has partial shade. Are these conditions not conducive to blooming? How much success will I have? Thanks…

Insulated Outdoor Container

I would like to build insulated planters to sit on my outdoor deck in Mississauga, and into which I plan to plant a vine to grow up to the trellis above. (I will provide appropriate support for the vine to…

Boston ivy veitchii seeds

Hi There. I’m thinking of trying to grow Boston ivy veitchii from seeds this winter to plant in the spring. Any advice? Do you know of a source from where I can by the seeds? Thanks so much  …

Annual Garden Vines

I live in Northern Scarborough. Do you have any suggestions for the following requirements? An annual vine. Some light shade. Pole trellis height 6 feet. Native to the Americas. Attracts pollinators and/or humming birds. Does not sprawl. Food vine (beans?)…

Floribundas Rose

This rose tree was planted in our west (front) garden in late July 2018. The tree has flourished, growing from just under 4 feet to over 6 feet. It has had about a 100 flowers since planting. In late September…

Winterizing Mandevilla Vine

Hello pro`s ! I got this year a mandevilla and it is at 7 feet high. I live in Brampton, Ont.Canada, and don`t know ab.winterizing it. They say to cut down to 30 cm..2`..??? I have a basement floor level…

Kiwi – male or female?

I’ve planted arctic kiwi twice, male & female, and seem to have lost the same two. Any tips on discerning whether I have male or female plants? I have a very small garden and very mature kiwi; I need to…

Grapes ID

I have a vine in my garden which produces grapes every year, I believe they are ontario grapes and edible or can be used for jam etc. I’ve read your website and believe these aren’t poisonous, perhaps you can advise.…

Ivy Gone Wild

We live in the Beaches and have an old brick house. We have a lovely ivy climbing our front of the house but, due to our negligence re: trimming, it’s gone a little too far and is into the eavestroughs.…