APPLEBLOSSOM ROSEBUD PELARGONIUM

My Aunt had been propagating an Appleblossom Rosebud Pelargonium for the last 50 years. She lost it this winter. Do you know where we could get one? It looks like the Canada Perlargonium Society isn’t running anymore? I can’t find…

Shade Path

Hi, I have a section of my backyard that I want to do something specific with. In the photo I’m attaching you will see a garage and a garden. Behind the dogwood I want to create a little path that…

When to Plant Sweet Pea

Hello, I live in Windsor Ontario, I believe zone 7a. I am planting sweet peas this year. What would be the best method? Sow outdoors in early spring or start indoors? I plan on planting in an area that is…

Tomato and Pepper plants indoor dieback

Last year when I was starting peppers and tomatoes in an indoor electrically lighted/heated area when I experienced a big yellowing phenomena in primarily tomatoes and peppers. My watermellons also suffered, but I think I started them too early, so…

Begonia maculata or polka dot begonia

Hello I am trying to locate a specific type of begonia and wonder if you can tell me where I may find one or a cutting. It’s a maculata or polka dot cane begonia  …

China aster

Hi I just bought 3 pots of aster reine marguerite (white,pink and purple) from Home Depot (they still have them). I thought they are perennials because 5 years ago I bought Aster (dark purple) and it has been coming every…

Transplanting Beets

I have a patch of beets that I planted from seed, and I need to relocate some of them, because thay are too crowded. Can I transplant them now, or should I wait until the heat wave is over?  …

Quick Privacy Hedge

Hi there, I live in Toronto and wanted to plant a quick privacy hedge in container(s) (I live in a condo so it’s an urban garden). I have tried emerald cedars and they worked great for the first 2 years;…

Oil contamination on live plants

My hubby was using the portable air compressor yesterday and while it was actively running the oil dip stik blew out. I was not too concerned at the time however this morning I was inspecting one flower container full of…