Japanese Maples

Hi there, I’m wondering where in Toronto I could buy seeds for Japanese Maple trees within the next week (early February) in Toronto? Thanks…

Which tree would you choose?

Hi there We just moved to a new home in Markham, Ontario. I really wanted to plant a beautiful tree in front of the house to add character also give it more of a homey feel. Any suggestions on something…

Roses -winter protection

I forgot to put soil around my roses (tender hybrid teas located along south side of house) for winter protection. What can I do now in the middle of January.…

Growing Meyer Lemon tree indoors

I recently bought a Meyer Lemon tree. It’s about 2 or 3 feet tall. I have it directly under a grow light and covered with plastic wrap because the room that it is in is chilly. I’m not sure why…

Ficus benjamina

We kept our ficus out in summer and it thrived. I brought it in one day too late and it froze. All the leaves and buds have dried up and fallen. Is it permanently dead?…

September blooms

Kindly tell me what flowers and flowering shrubs still bloom in early September in Toronto? This is research for a novel. Many thanks for your helpfulness.…

preparing locust seeds for planting

Could you please inform me as to the proper procedures in the germination of locust tree seeds. These seeds are dark brown and about the size of a large apple seed. For example, should they be scarified; should they be…

Growing in part shade

I am in Mississauga. I have a shade area under tall pine trees. The area only gets sun from 1- 3 pm. The rest of it has no sun. Can you suggest some plants for that site. I did try…