Tea Plant – Camellia Sinensis

I started a tea plant (Camellia sinensis) from seed during the late fall. The plant is in a partly shaded, sun dappled location. Over the last few months the new leaves have been getting lighter in colour. Thinking the problem…

Terrace Wintering

We are new to terrace gardening (we are on the 8th floor of a building at Bloor and Bathurst that faces east) and were curious about wintering our plants. We have four Royal holly plants in double walled planters and…

Overwintering Potted Ornamental Grass Indoors

I have 4 pots of North Wind Ornamental Grass that is 4-5 feet tall. I want to move them in their pots into our heated garage over the winter and I would plan on watering them and leaving the lights…

Perennial in pots

Which deep green or purple foliage perennial would be feasible, perhaps thrive happily, in pots at the front door?…

Dwarf curly kale problems

Hi, I planted dwarf curly kale in a container (on our deck). a) I wondered why the leaves are such a pale green and not a robust dark green b) the very edges of the curly leaves sometimes turn a…

Over Wintering Boston Ivy

I have an Boston Ivy which is doing great in the summer beside my front door , I want to ask if my front door has a ceiling and Ivy is protected from directly buried in the snow , does…

Calla Lillies

I planted 6 calla lily bulbs in 2 pots a year ago and had a profusion of flowers. I over-wintered the bulbs in the same pot and this year I had 1 flower instead of 50 but lovely foliage. What…

What is this? Pinguicula Emarginata X Weser?

One of the plants in the pot @ https://www.torontomastergardeners.ca/askagardener/what-type-of-pinguicula-butterwort-are-these/ finally flowers. What is their ID? Are they Pinguicula Emarginata X Weser? Can you please edit that link with the right ID if they are not giant butterworts? Many thanks…

Goutweed and transplanting nearby cedars

I have 3 nice cedars in a back garden that was overrun by goutweed. About a year ago, I cover all the goutweed with tarps to hopefully kill it off. I need to move the cedars and wondered if i…