Pruning and Repotting a Tall Cactus

I was at the TBG a short while ago and they gave me your number because you know about cactus plants.  I have two beautiful tall big cacti.  I need somebody to come and look at them and give advice. …

Pruning a Hoya carnosa

How should I care for an old hoya plant that I have had for years?  I want to cut it back and revive it, but I don’t know where to start.  …

Poinsettia Re-Potting

I have managed to keep my poinsettia for at least 4 years and have had it rebloom. Is it time to repot my plant?…

Raised Framed Garden Beds

I would like to speak to someone who has experience in creating raised framed garden beds. It’s for a community garden project. I am helping by consulting on what  to grow in the way of herbs and low maintenance plants.…

Storing Bean Seeds

I’ve collected seeds from beans that I grew this past summer and want to use them next summer. Should I refrigerate them or keep them in a cool, dry place?  …

Can I cut back my Pfitzer Juniper?

My Pfitzer juniper is about 30 yrs old. It is very large and lives by my back fence. The front is healthy but the back part by the fence has died. I would like to know if I can cut…

Overwintering Container Rosebush

My miniature rose bush is still blooming.  It is in a container and I have brought it in to my condo from the cottage and set it in a sunny window.  What should I do to ensure it does well…

Pink Water Lilies

I would like to know more about pink water lilies. Can I grow them in Toronto? And where can I buy them?  …

Winterizing Hibiscus

I was given a standard hibiscus which has many blooms on it yet to come out. It stands about 5 ft tall and is in a pot with a 12 inch height and diameter with good rich soil. Is it…