When exactly do crocus bloom in Toronto

Hello there Thanks for all your help. You all have been great helping others. Thank you again. My question this time, When does crocus bloom in Toronto. I would like to know the Month and the day (like mid, early,…

Growing black oil sunflower and millet seeds for birdseed

Please provide information on 2 types of seeds used for birds – black oil sunflower seeds, millet, including where to purchase the seeds.  I want to grow plants so I have an ongoing harvest of these seeds for the birds.…

Same vegetables in the tropics?

I’m moving from Northern Ontario to the Philippines in an area (town of Valencia) where it’s literally always 27 during the day and 24 at night year round. There’s a dry season and a rainy season. I’m wondering what can…

Boston ivy veitchii seeds

Hi There. I’m thinking of trying to grow Boston ivy veitchii from seeds this winter to plant in the spring. Any advice? Do you know of a source from where I can by the seeds? Thanks so much  …

bloom first year from seed

Hi! I’m wondering which, if any, of the following native plants will bloom the first year if I plant from seed: harebell hoary vervain butterfly weed wild columbine rattlesnake master culvers root yarrow pearly everlasting foxglove beardtongue dotted mint sky…

apple seeds

hello! i was curious… a month ago, i cut a honey crisp apple I bought from the store and 4 of the seeds had germinated. I’ve never seen this in my life so i decided to plant them in soil,…

Damaged tulip bulbs

I was planting some bulbs over the weekend and I disturbed a few tulip ones that were there from the previous year. They had a growing shoot but I broke a few of them off with the spade – do…

Wintering Agapanthus

I live in downtown Toronto. I have an agapanthus that is 3-4 years old. Each year it blooms less and less and very late in the season ( my one enormous bloom is starting to die back now on November…

Storing Allium Bulbs

Hello, I bought about twenty large white allium bulbs to plant this fall. Unfortunately, I won’t be able to do so as the planting area needs to be amended still as it is mostly clay. I want to store them…