Rhubarb and Container Gardening

I am new to Toronto. I moved from a much colder climate where I had a yard and a wonderful rhubarb. I miss growing fresh rhubarb! I now don’t have a yard but I do have a descent sized sunny…

Ivy Topiary for the Outdoors

I am interested in growing a topiary. I have plan on using a three foot lollipop shaped form in a container. I was wondering if you could tell me which kind of Ivy is the fastest growing and the least…

Vegetable plant for new gardener

I have a balcony in East York facing south. I would like to start gardening in the container(the size of Home Depot pale). I would like to know what kind of vegetables that are easy to grow.…

Hardy roses suggestion for balcony

Hi there, I’m reading a lot of gardening blogs and forums, watching gardening YouTubers, etc., but I can’t, till this date, figure out which rose is best for my specific situation. I live in GTA zone 6 and I’m looking…

Setting up a balcony garden

Hi, I have moved into an apartment. It is 17 floors up, east facing, with not too much wind. My balcony gets about 5 hours of direct sun in the morning. I would like to grow flowers and vegetables. Could…

Braided Willow (potted)

I do not have a garden to plant my potted braided willow. I purchased in the spring and have had it in a decorative pot on my deck. I would like to know what I should do to protect this…

RE: Locating Poke Milkweed Seeds

Hello! I have a balcony here in Toronto where I can grow plants. The climate zone is 6A to 7A. It is mostly shade but does get the late afternoon/ setting sun. I would like to grow Milkweed for the…

Help

These planters were doing well in the back of my house which has about 2-3 hours of sun. Then 3 weeks ago, not sure what happened besides animals getting in there in the night, but they seem to be dying/…

Container gardening for all seasons in Toronto winters

Best plants for growing in containers on balconies facing west with a lot of sun which will survive Toronto winters, zone 5/6. Balcony is on the 4th floor, one with roof , the other without. What type of planters are…