Mud creek ravine

Hello I have a house that backs on to the mud creek ravine on Hudson drive by the pedestrian walkway bridge. I would like to plant things to green up the ravine slope and also help with erosion. Was thinking…

Acanthus Morning Candle

I bought the above plant and now dont know if it will survive in Toronto. Would it be best to plant it in a large pot and either sink it or put it in the garage in the winter? I’ve…

ideas for curb appeal for corner lot

I have live in a semi-detached corner house. I have a long narrow S/E facing area. I’m looking for tall plants that will cover the exposed brick, keep my house cool but roots that are not too deep to get…

Growing Ferns

I need 100 ferns for August 2nd for my daughters wedding and I was wondering if you can give me some advice on the best way to grow them and what type of ferns would be the best option .…

Growing mint in a pot in the ground

I live in Toronto. I’ve been reading online and watching some videos that recommend that we plant mint in a pot and then put the pot in the ground to stop the mint from spreading. I like the idea but…

How to get rid of Campanula (Creeping Bellflower)

I have lots of campunella covering almost the whole front yard. Should I get rid of all of them? First I thought they are ground cover but they are coverering all other plants. If I need to get rid of…

Lesser celandine

I’ve been able to identify that it’s fig buttercup (lesser celandine) that is taking over in my garden. Could you please provide information on how to effectively manage and remove this invasive species, including the use of a herbicide if…

Native plant suggestions

Hi there, What is the best combinations of native plants for full sun areas and shaded areas? Thanks!…