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…

Wisteria – pruning

We have a 34 year old wisteria that is usually full of blooms. This year it was not and we think it needs major structural pruning. We would like some professional guidance with this. It is getting too big for…

Clematis leaves dry up

My Clematis leave all dried up? What might have caused the problem. Will this spread to other plants such as lily? What kind of soil is good for clematis. I added some wood ash to the soil, is woo-dash good…

Something wrong is going on my Mandevilla

Hi, I planted a store bought mandevilla that had some bloomed flowers and hung it at a sunny place. A week later I noticed that new buds turned to brown and never blossomed. Is this some kind of a desease…

Is my Concord Grape Vine Dead

Hi, i planted a Concord grape vine last year in a planter 17″ high x27″x 20″ using potting soil. It is now May and there does not seem to be any life. I used a planter because we have a…

Roses

I am wondering what the best climbing rose to grow in this area is? Thank you!…

Rose Canes or Suckers?

Hi there! I have a 6yo gorgeous Felix Leclerc Explorer Series climbing rose. Last year, mid-summer, it suddenly shot a thick cane out. The flowers and leaves look the same as the rest of the bush, and are not obviously…

Evergreen Climbing Vine for Full Sun

We would like to plant an evergreen climbing vine up the side and top of our south-facing front porch that gets full sun most of the day. Ideally we would love something that has a flower and stays green all…

Something growing on container trumpet vine

I have a trumpet vine in a container on a second floor, south east facing condo terrace. The plant over winters fine. First year had exceptional orange red flowers. Last year impacted by an infestation that has returned. It stunts…