Mini-Greenhouse for annuals

If annual seedlings are growing in a tray that comes with a plastic top, or if you have a plastic mini-greenhouse, can you place them outside before the last frost date?? (Not plant them, but just covered/protected in their tray.)…

Crinum Lilies – overwintering

I have been seeing a lot of conflicting information about the hardiness of crinum lilies. I assumed that they would be tender and need to overwintered indoors. I have come across some resources claiming that they can be left in…

Herbal peony

Here is a picture of my peony. The flowers were small, then they stopped growing bigger . This happened last year and this year. It is in full sun and sheep manure was added and it was watered and fertilized…

Dividing a Dahlia root ball

Hello I dug up the Dahlia root ball in the fall. I would like to divide it before I replant it. Any tips on how to divide the root ball. Thank you…

Partial Shade Alliums

I would like to plant a type of alliums that are colourful (a mix of colours would be great!) minimum maintenance, perennials, like shade to partial shade (my front yard faces west with a large shady tree so it gets…

Garlic

Hello. We keep growing garlic despite not being very successful. Classic huh? The bulbs get planted in the fall. We have rotated locations. The plants grow happily and we harvest after the scapes … we dry the product and start…

Saving daffodil and tulip bulbs.

Last winter I planted daffodil and tulip bulbs in pots and overwintered them in my shed. This spring they bloomed nicely. I’ve removed the spent bulbs with foliage attached from the pots. Now what should I do, please?…

hybrid tomato seeds

I bought a hybrid tomato plant from Costco last year and saved seeds. I planted the seeds a few weeks ago and they are growing all right. Will these seeds grow to tomatoes that will produce fruits? Generally speaking ,…

Cleopatra Canna Lily

Where can I buy cleopatra canna lily rhizome/bulb or plant? I’m willing to buy it in greater Toronto area or online…

Transplanting peace lily seedlings

I planted some peace lily seeds last week and are starting to sprout, however I planted them in a small pot. How long should I wait to transplant them to a bigger pot.…