Scented Geranium

I live in Toronto and am looking for a scented geranium for container growing.  Where can I find one?…

Trees or Shrubs for North Facing Balcony

Hi, I’m looking to plant several small trees/shrubs on my north facing balcony that gets a fair amount of indirect light. I’m wondering what options are best for looks, privacy and low maintenance ie less pruning. Lastly, any tips on…

My balcony garden’s ongoing war with aphids

I love petunias and their gorgeous colours but what I DON’T love are the Aphids!!!! Every single summer, I buy petunias that look stunning up until August and then, the aphids ring the dinner bell and my lush beauties become…

Eugenia

I have my eugenia tree inside for winter, do I keep it trimmed during winter or leave it alone till it’s back outside.…

What trees can survive over winter on balcony

Hello – Could you suggest trees and vines that can survive winter on my balcony using pots. I live in downtown Toronto, one side of the balcony faces east and the other south. Do insulated pots exist or are there…

Starting Bonsai

Hello, I’m very much interested in getting into growing bonsai trees. Are there any specific plants you would recommend based on cultivating in a condo and in Toronto’s weather patterns? Thanks.…

Overwintering Peach Tree

Hi, I am hoping to store my potted peach tree inside at room temperature over the winter. No direct sunlight. The leaves have already dropped. Will this interfere with its cycle? Thx so much!…

Petunias

Can someone tell me the variety of Petunias we see in planters around the city they are usually pink and cascade all the way to the ground and flower all summer and if one can purchase seed some where…

Azalea in a pot

I live in Guelph, Ontario and was wondering if I grow an azalea in a pot on my desk, can I overwinter it in my garage.  The garage is not heated but does have a small window I could put…