Bulbs

Hi Master Gardener, I live in Mississauga. (1) I received my Orange Anniversary bulbs from the Legion too late to get them into the ground before this early snow on November 12. I trust that we will lose the snow…

Is it too late to plant bulbs in Toronto?

I live in Toronto, near the water, where temperatures tend to be a degree or two warmer than the rest of the city. Should I wait for an above zero day and plant them? The bulbs were stored in my…

planting tulip bulbs

Will tulip bulbs survive and thrive next spring if planted in 8 inch deep balcony trays in November, then stored over winter in a cold garage, not freezing . Cambridge Ontario zone…

Garlic Disease

I, and my neighbours are having trouble with our garlic this year. We are located is south east Toronto, Leslieville. The picture 1 attached is of a garlic that was planted using a clove from last year’s harvest and has…

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…

Tulips

Hi! Would appreciate your advise and input with respect to when’s the next best time that I can plant tulips in my garden? Thank you!…

Damaged tulip bulbs

I was planting some bulbs over the weekend and I disturbed a few tulip ones that were there from the previous year. They had a growing shoot but I broke a few of them off with the spade – do…

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…