Woven Willow in rooftop container

We just added this beautiful woven willow to our garden this spring. The heat wave last week fried and dried out two of the woven branch bunches. They will now not sprout new leaves but had small new spring growth…

containers for edibles

I was wondering what kind of containers are safe for growing vegetables. I heard about some numbers for plastic containers. Are those number labeled on the container? I can’t find any numbers on my containers? Are ceramic containers safe? Also…

Peonies

I now live in the city with only a balcony to grow plants. I greatly miss the peonies I used to grow in my country garden. The soil was a mixture of clay and loam. I never lost a single…

What ate my plants

I was wondering what might have eaten my plant. How should I prevent the problem? Thank you .…

planters

I live in Windsor. I purchased beautiful geranium mixed planters 3 weeks ago. I kept them in the garage, watered and with a window for light, due to cool temps. I put them out yesterday and now they are wilted…

Something wrong is going on my Mandevilla

Hi, I planted a store bought mandevilla that had some bloomed flowers and hung it at a sunny place. A week later I noticed that new buds turned to brown and never blossomed. Is this some kind of a desease…

Silver leaf dogwood in container

Hi :) I have a silver leaf dogwood in a container for many years over 8 that has done well for me. This year sporadic leafing this is current picture I did fertilize with 15-3-3 because I thought is was…

Potted ferns

I just bought some potted ferns i want to plant in a big long planter. The planter location is elevated and partially under shelter. Can i plant and leave them outdoors now? April 27. Lowest overnight temp this upcoming 14…

North facing balcony with indirect sun

Hi there. I just bought condo in Toronto with has a very large open terrace facing north. i have been told it does get hot in summer and very windy. There appears to be sun on terrace in afternoon. I…