Growing half hardy perennials

Hello there. I live in North Oshawa which is supposedly Zone 5a-5b. The bed has fairly good loamy soil which is about 40% compost and manure and 60% percent loam. The bed is in full sun and is along the…

Peruvian Lily, or Lily of the Incas in Toronto

Hello, I am planning on planting Peruvian Lily, or Lily of the Incas in my backyard. Would they survive our winter? I read somewhere that Peruvian Lily, or Lily of the Incas will only survive in Plant Hardness Zone 7…

Acer davidii

I am researching this tree and I am wondering if you know how long it will live, e.g. its lifespan. I am particularly wondering this for our zone, Toronto – 5b.  …

Growing roses in containers

I read in the Q&A that with proper protection, roses can survive Toronto’s winter. My home is at Leslie and south of Steele. However when I bought 8 floribundas roses from Sheridan garden, the advice is it will not survive…