Joseph’s Coat Climbing Rose

Hi, I live in Mississauga and I have been trying to find this climbing rose called Joseph’s Coat. Is there any garden centre you can recommend that has it available close to Mississauga?…

After care for variety of flowers planted

Hello there, below is the list of plants we planted this week. We are looking for care directions for each one of these along with type of fertilizer, bloom time and disease control info. I tried google but it doesn’t…

Rose Leaf Miner

Hi, I work at a regional building maintaining gardens. The roses on site have been damaged by a pest, and I am wondering if you can identify it and perhaps give info on how to eradicate the pests. They spread…

Chlorosis of plants

Last year, a rose in my garden had almost white leaves with green veins. That rose did not make it through the winter. A group of seven emerald cedars are characterized by lighter coloured foliage with some small areas dying.…

Ballerina rose

Good morning, I have been trying in vain to locate the lovely Ballerina rose, preferably grown in Ontario or another cold-weather province. I have searched on line and called growers such as Palatine, Hortico, Bakker, and garden centres such as…

Roses and Freezing Temperatures

My 4 (different kinds) of rose bushes already have lots of new shoots this spring, but now the temperatures are predicted to be well below freezing for several days next week. Is there anything I should do to protect the…

Getting old rose shrub to bloom

The front flower bed contains a very old rose shrub. It was over 6 feet tall and was hard pruned back to about 3 feet in November. How do we maintain the rose to bring it back to health/bloom?  …

Suggestions for specialist rose nurseries?

I am wondering if you know of any specialist supplier of antique roses.  The climbers that I purchased from Pickering Nurseries have died and I want to replace them.…

Roses – spring clean up

When can I uncover the roses from the top cover of hay and bags around them and add my compost around them for a better growth? And also my daphne bush?…