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…

Indoor Plant suggestions

Hello, We are looking to plant a tree inside a newly constructed home (as per attached image in the box where the ladder is). The plant will be below a skylight with access to water. Would appreciate guidance towards the…

Raised planter container liner

Hi, I am building a raised bed on a patio (picture included). Can you suggest a plastic liner to place inside to hold the soil? Will a pond liner work the best? Where can I get this liner? I am…

My geraniums are dying

My geraniums are dying and I am not sure how to revive them. My balcony faces west and they receive afternoon sun. I water them daily but the leaves are turning red and they look scraggly.…

Hibiscus with Yellowing Leaves

A potted hibiscus on our west facing fifth floor balcony has had some leaves turn yellow and drop off during the last two weeks. It has not been fertilized. It had a number of buds which just started to blossom…

Calla Lillies

A friend just gave me a ‘black’ calla lily plant. Can it be planted outdoors? Will it survive the winter in Thornhill?…

Fuzzy yellow Caterpillars

Hi there My name is Jessica. I am a recreation therapist at Humber river hospital on the adult mental health unit. As part of our program we have a rooftop courtyard garden in raised planters. The patients grow the plants…

Planting cedars in large planter on a deck

Hi there, We are building a large deck and the planter will be a long (trough-like) 18′ long, 2.5′ wide, 2.5 high. I want to plant 7-8 cedars to make a raised privacy fence. We are in the Grimsby area…