Dipladenia

Every year I grow two hanging baskets of Dipladenia. At the end of the season they die and I throw them out. Could I plant them in the ground in Toronto? Would they survive? If I brought them in and…

Lilac leaves

I have 2 lilac trees which are about 4 years old and have been doing great. This summer after the trees bloomed I noticed the leaves on the trees were being eaten. I finally discovered tiny green worms crawling on…

Hibiscus

I have a big hibiscus that is just flowering now but will have to come in soon with. Weather changing. If it is full of buds now, do I cut it back and how much, it is 3 ft tall…

planting tulip bulbs

Will tulip bulbs survive and thrive next spring if planted in 8 inch deep balcony trays in November, then stored over winter in a cold garage, not freezing . Cambridge Ontario zone…

Hibiscus tree

Can you please help. I brought my Hibiscus in from outside and it is loosing its leaves they’re turning yellow.…

Honeysuckle vines

I have two planters in a sunny spot on my porch with this plant in it , a few weeks ago the bottom leaves started to get kind of spotty and yellow and fall off, it had been growing really…

Over wintering a planter box

Greetings I’m trying an experiment. I have placed two large rectangular planters on my concrete pool deck and planted Boston Ivy in each. Both have the insides lined with one inch rigid insulation but I’m thinking about putting straw bales…

Container gardening for privacy screen

I would like to put up a privacy screen but it must be in containers and is under the shade of a maple. There is a driveway at the back with a 6 foot fence and we are looking directly…

Will my sunflower bloom?

I received a sun flower planted from seed with no idea what variety it was. It’s been growing strong now, but I left it in a fairly small pot. I am in Vancouver, and the sun flower has received quite…

Indoor edible garden setup – organic and non-GMO

Hi folks, I am new to this group and to gardening in general so hope I am following the right etiquette by asking this question here… I am interested in setting up an indoor edible garden in my apartment in…