combine daffodils and hosta?

Hi There I planted some daffodils ( in a garden under a birch tree) last Fall, hoping for some colour in the Spring. Can I plant some hosta with the daffodils and expect both species to do well? Is there…

Saving my canna lily

I have a canna-lily. Outside it bloomed flowers. I put it inside in a bay window. It kept dying – it was too cold. So I put it by another window. Now its growing new stems. However, in the middle…

Amaryllis Care

Do amaryllis stems photosynthesize? After the flowers are done I remove them, but I leave the leaves on until it is time to force dormancy in September. I understand the critical role the leaves play in building up the bulbs…

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…