Begonia Tubers

I would like to know where in Canada I could find an assortment of Begonia Tubers to plant early in the season.…

Growing Begonias Indoors: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

Originating in the tropics, begonias (family Begoniaceae) are among the largest and most diversified genus of indoor plants, with over one thousand species and thousands of hybrids varying from miniature terrarium-sized plants to giants over six feet in height. Begonias…

Disease on Potted Begonia*

I brought in two potted begonias from my porch when the weather turned cold, about six weeks ago. They have recently developed white spots on the leaves. Could you tell me what this is and what to do? Are other…

Dying Begonias

I have the large variety of begonias and planted dozens of plants. In different pots, outdoor terrace. One-by-one something is destroying the stem close to the earth and an otherwise beautiful, healthy-looking plant just falls over with the stem totally…

Looking for a rare Begonia*

I am moving to a new home that will receive 5-6 hours of indoor sunlight and would like to grow some interesting begonias.  In particular, I would like to locate a ‘Turkey Paw’ begonia which my brother has had in…

What Houseplant Is This?*

Hello, just wondering if you could identify this houseplant? Hope the three pics went through. Thanx:  …

Annuals for Shade: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

An annual plant is one that completes its life cycle from seed to plant to bloom and back to seed again in one season. Annual flowers are often bright, colourful and very floriferous. In this way, they attract pollinating insects…