Odd Peony flowers*

I have one peony but it has three different flowers!! Could you tell me why? Please solve this mystery for us. This has puzzled many of my friends as well. Thanks, Chris…

Plant advice for intense afternoon sun*

Hello. We have a tree in our front yard. Last year we covered the grass that surrounded this tree with mulch, which worked out very well (thanks again for your help with this). This year we would like to plant…

Hydrangeas for mothers day!*

Morning! I recently bought my mother beautiful Hydrangea mathilda gutges. I live in Mississauga, ON. I’ve never planted before but I would like to fix up our garden in the back so she has something to look out at through…

Ferns on a balcony*

Which ferns would grow well on an east-facing balcony with about 1 hour of morning sunlight? I would like to plant several different varieties for maximum visual impact. Could they survive winter?…

Corydalis plant*

Early spring bloomer, 8″ tall, spreading. Thanks! This one has stumped me – it’s from a listener to my radio show.  …

My poor hellebore!*

Purchased a helleborus pink frost at C Blooms. It was so beautiful but is now very sad and droopy. Can it be revived? Should I put it outside until it is warm enough to plant. Please help. Thanks  …

Lupins*

I am growing lupin seedlings under lights. When can they be planted out in South East Etobicoke? Can they tolerate light frost like pansies?…

agapanthus*

Hello where can I buy them in the Toronto downtown area?…

Wall Garden*

Hello, Wonder if you can help me to build a wall garden like the one I saw last week at Allan Gardens. It was in one of the side rooms and planted with sedums, mostly hen & chicks variety. Thanks,…

Protective Covering for Shrubs and Perennials*

  Contractors have dug up our front garden (while repairing our leaking basement), including perennials, shrubs, small trees and bulbs, leaving roots and root balls exposed in clumps on our front lawn. I have meanwhile loosely covered them with plastic…