Will I see my peonies next season?

The brownish bush is(or was) my second peony bush, which I hoped would survive some nearby construction. I took away the root ball of the other bush last week, but there wasn’t much left, except something the size of a…

Seedling Delphinium

I started some delphinium seedlings indoors several months ago and they are now about 6″ in height. My question is..do I plant them outside now (Oct) or is too late? Thank you very much for any help.…

Overwinter Caladiums

I read and more or less followed your article on “overwintering caladium bulbs”. I simply cannot get them to sprout in the spring. This year I planted them (indoors) probably late Feb/early March. I placed them on my Lee Valley…

Clivia small bulbs

I have a Clivia plant, I keep it indoors all year long and it blooms about twice a year. Sometimes, after the blooms, some little bulbs remain and I don’t know what to do with them. Is this where the…

Bamboo Plant is Going Through the Cement Foundation

Our recently purchased house in Whitby has bamboo plants growing against a back (west) wall and the roots are invading and starting to crack the foundation to the point where a shoot just came through into the inside wall. What…

Easter Lily

I got a present of Easter lily plant. The shoot turned yellow and I cut the stem but I kept the plant in my garage throughout this summer now I can see little shoots emerging in the pot I don’t…

Overwintering Stargazer Lilies

My stargazer lilies completed flowering for about 2 months ago.  They are currently in pots on my balcony. I will be away from end of September for a month. Can I dig up the lily bulbs and start storing them…

False Indigo

On May 15 I planted seeds indoors for False Indigo. It has taken approximately eight weeks for the seeds to germinate. About 1/3 of them are 3 inches high, another third are about an inch and a half high and…

Plant Identification

Hello I was wondering if someone would be able to identify this plant? It’s in my grandmother’s back yard in southern ontario and has been growing here for at least 25 years. It has a spotted stem and the leaves…