Partial Shade Alliums

I would like to plant a type of alliums that are colourful (a mix of colours would be great!) minimum maintenance, perennials, like shade to partial shade (my front yard faces west with a large shady tree so it gets…

Saving daffodil and tulip bulbs.

Last winter I planted daffodil and tulip bulbs in pots and overwintered them in my shed. This spring they bloomed nicely. I’ve removed the spent bulbs with foliage attached from the pots. Now what should I do, please?…

Spring bulb identification

Photo April 27, Don Mills, in my rockery. sunny leaves like a crocus. red flower, very short stem. One flower per stem. Flower about 2.5 in across. It came up for the first time this year, beside tulips and sedum…

Sunflower seeds as mulch

I have been feeding the birds & squirrels sunflower seeds throughout the spring & summer. Consequently, I have accumulated a lot of seed shells ! I am about to plant my bulbs for the spring. Should I turn the seed…

Shrubs and bulbs for a condo terrace

Hello: I am a gardener who has given up her garden! We are now in a condo on the 9th floor in the beach area of Toronto, Kington Road and Victoria Park – overlooking the lake (maybe 8 blocks away)…

Asiatic Lilies

> > My Asiatic lilies were eaten by bugs and maybe bunnies as well. > > I’m attaching pictures. > > Can you help me? >…

Garlic Skin Colour

I planted garlic with purple wrapper colouring last year. The harvested garlic isn’t purple. Does it change colour as it dries or what’s going on here? I know comparatively July 9th is early to harvest but they were ready. I…

Where can I buy tulips/bulbs in the GTA?

Hello, We would like to grow tulips in our front garden. I have tried all my local nurseries and none keep tulips. Do you know where I can buy tulips from? Appreciate your guidance.…