Planting Japanese maple in a container

When is the best time to plant a Japanese maple in a container. The container will be on a balcony, six stories up. It will receive late afternoon (3:30 on) sun and will experience windy conditions. The container is self-watering…

4 season balcony garden

My Regent Park condo is on the 21st floor, west facing so has strong afternoon sun. I would like to plant evergreens in containers so it looks a little less gloomy next winter. What suggestions do you have for types…

Polka dot plant dying

Bought a polka dot plant a couple months ago. Over the past month the leaves have been turning brown and falling off. I’ve been watering regularly, keeping the soil moist and using a humidifier when possible, but I can’t maintain…

Martha Washington Geraniums

I bought two large potted Martha Washington geraniums in the spring of 2019. With the arrival of fall/winter, could you tell me if I can bring them inside the house over the winter? If so, how should I be caring…

Rose of Sharon

I have a small potted Rose of Sharon, about 1 meter high. I live in Scarborough, Toronto. I moved it to the garage, but I think it may still be too cold for the potted plant. If I moved it…

Saving my Canna Lily

My lily seems to be dying! It used to blossom flowers, but then dried up. I keep it indoors next to a window. Outside I watered it twice a day. When I brought it inside, it started dying so I…