Transplanting lavender

Hello, Last year I planted about 25 Phenomenal lavender that I bought in plug tray. The plants were very small and I planted them around 10-12 inches apart. This spring they grew very fast and had plenty of flowers about…

Growing vegetables where peonies were just removed?

Is it safe to plant vegetables in a garden which had peonies grown in it for 25 years, but the peonies were recently dug up and vegetables Just planted where the peonies were. Is this safe for humans to then…

Cushion Spurge

I did two naughty things with my Euphorbia Cushion Spurge this year. I planted it under a Honey Locust through which there is a dappled shade (I have since discovered it should be in a more sunny locale) and I…

Plant growing in shade

This plant was planted about 7 years a go, so its mature size is 18 inches in height and about 12 to 15 inches in spread. It is growing in a dry shady spot, under silver maple shade. The soil…

Sedum ‘Coral Reef’ Brown Colour

Hi there. I planted 10 sedum tetractinum ‘Coral Reef’ along my front walkway last year and they have done very well until recently. Nine of them turned copper-coloured at the end of July, while only one remained green. I believe…

Peony Transplant Query Following Deck Demolition

Last summer I transplanted a Peony bush, but it didn’t bloom this fall. The attached photo shows the transplanted stalks as dried and white, under the metal tripod with reddish metal suports. Should I just wait another season to see…

A question from a total novice seeking HELP!

Have an open space of 30’wide X 12’Long what perennial bulbs can I plant now. Prefer lots of colours and lots of variety with low maintenance. I am disciplined to water as required. Appreciate your response.…

passion fruit vine

So I bought both a tropical passion flower vine called clear skies and a passion fruit vine (unknown cultivar). the passion fruit vine was a small plant in a 4 inch pot. it has been planted up in a beautiful…

Transplanting peonies

I’m moving to Orillia in early October and want to take my peonies with me. Can I dig them up in late September and put them in large pots, then plant them in the ground 3-4 weeks later?…