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…

Impatiens & Possible Downy Mildew

Hello, I planted impatiens in window boxes for a shady balcony. I changed the soil to new potting soil, thinking the Downy Mildew fuss was over. They started growing OK, but now I am getting speckled blooms, some withering and…

Mandevilla competition

Hello, I’ve been growing Mandevilla on my south-facing, mid-town Toronto balcony for five or six years now, and am curious about the following: Most summers when I have grown the Mandevilla by itself in a pot (starting it as a…

Outdoor Lipstick Plant Invader

The plant is in a big outdoor container mostly in the shade with Coleus and Mona Lavender. The Lipstick Plants leaves are being chopped up into funny shapes and some are being eaten.…

Growing Trees

Hi! I have some tree saplings that I’m starting in containers with the intention of transplanting to viable sites when they are a little older and stronger. How do I protect them in the winter? Particularly, should I be worried…

What happened to my hydrangea

This hydrangea grows in a pot. Flowers fried up and leaves turning brown. What ‘s going on with this plant? Thank you for your help.…

Flower suggestions

I would like to buy a flowering plant for a West facing apartment patio. Something that will flower in Summer and can be brought in to overwinter for the following season. Suggestions?…