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  Hi i need some advice…we have a huge maple tree at the back of our yard (neighbours tree) that has just had to be cut right back as it was overhanging our yard about 8 foot killing everything underneith…

Grapes

I have Somerset Grape Vine and Magenta Grape vine which I planted last year and they are coming out well. Questions: 1) I want guidance on fertilizing them. Want to avoid harmful fertilizers? 2) I have provided 20″ X 20″…

Clarification on insulating planters

Hi again, thank you for your answer to my question on insulating round planters. However, some of your suggestions can’t apply as I did not provide enough detail about my situation in my question. I am in an apartment, so…

Potted herbs

Hello. I’ve planted a few herbs in a single pot. Greek oregano, italian oregano and sage. (The italian oregano was a gift from my mother in law after I had already purchased the greek and I didn’t have the heart…

Perennial Garden on Balcony

I live on the 11th floor in a condo in Brampton facing South .There is another building partially in front of mine . I do receive sun from the west and east. I live in Brampton. Two years ago I…

Plants in pots…. old soil.

Can you kindly tell me if I need to throw out all the soil from last year pots to start planting herbs etc this year. I was reading where one has to throw out old soil in pots. Thanks.…

Insulating round pots

I was told that to overwinter perennials in pots, I should insulate the inside of my pots with 1″ styrofoam. However, how could I do this with a round pot, since those insulation sheets aren’t flexible? Do you recommend a…

Bonsai Questions

Hi, I’m from a zone 5 neighborhood in Ajax, and I’m experiencing a lot of difficulties with my bonsai that can’t seem to decide whether it wants to live or die, though I’d kinda like it if it lived. It’s…