Onions/leeks/garlic

Our onion and leek crop failed this year. Garlic was great. We are in south western Ontario. They are grown in full sun. Crops are rotated. Garden is watered occasionally when very dry. Soil is loam. Both were replanted once.…

planting tulip bulbs

Will tulip bulbs survive and thrive next spring if planted in 8 inch deep balcony trays in November, then stored over winter in a cold garage, not freezing . Cambridge Ontario zone…

Seed Pod

Thank you for identifying this seed pod. We have decided that we will plants the seeds. We noticed that the tree had different shaped pods, do we need to find a “male” and a “female” seed pod or do we…

Seed Pod

We came across this seed pod in Craigleigh Gardens, Rosedale, Toronto. It came from quite a large tree nearby. Can you please identify what it is? We think we might plant it in our garden. We wondered if it was…

propagation

Hello i have a aglonema pictum tricolour that is about to bloom. Would you be able to walk me through propogating seeds? many thanks!!…

Growing Redbud from seed

So, I’ve harvested some of the seed pods and finally decided to google the issue and most sites are recommending refrigerating the seeds at 41degrees F for 6 weeks. Can I freeze them? Should the seeds be in a medium…

Gladiolas corms

I purchased a box of gladiola corns (?) and planted them them in early June in full sun in a large container, just as I had done in previous years. This is a 3b climactic zone. The soil is a…

Lilly Tree

hello I recently came across a statement that seems to be an oxymoron…what is a lilly tree?… is there even such a thing, particularly in relation to asiatic lilies? thanks your response…

Calla Lillies

A friend just gave me a ‘black’ calla lily plant. Can it be planted outdoors? Will it survive the winter in Thornhill?…