Starting Stargazer Lily Bulbs

Do I have to wait until after last frost to plant the bulbs outdoor? Also I want to stagger the bloom time of the bulbs so I will get flowers throughout the summer, can I stagger the planting time to…

Getting old rose shrub to bloom

The front flower bed contains a very old rose shrub. It was over 6 feet tall and was hard pruned back to about 3 feet in November. How do we maintain the rose to bring it back to health/bloom?  …

Getting my wisteria to bloom

I have had a wisteria plant for 9 years (and it was a few years old, I believe, when I planted it).  It has always been healthy i.e. lots of growth every year and green foliage.  I have only ever…

Why didn’t my irises bloom?

A gorgeous section in my south facing garden/front lawn in mid-town Toronto has about 20 tall purple irises. For about 7 years they always bloomed. Last year, only a few flowers bloomed.This year, despite healthy looking tall green shoots that…

Gerbera daisies

I live near Newmarket ON and planted red gerbera daisies. Once the initial blooms were done I have not seen any new buds, suggestions?…

Endless Summer Hydrangea (Mopheads)

I have 10 Endless Summer hydrangea plants (7 are over three years and three are over one year). Only two had blooms this year. Last year all but one had A LOT of blooms. I live in Ottawa and we…