Mini-Greenhouse for annuals

If annual seedlings are growing in a tray that comes with a plastic top, or if you have a plastic mini-greenhouse, can you place them outside before the last frost date?? (Not plant them, but just covered/protected in their tray.)…

Hardy Hibiscus in containers

Hello I live in Toronto Canada. Can Hardy Hibiscus (perennial) be grown in containers instead of in the ground? If so approximately what size should the pots/containers be? Thanks so much.…

Potted ferns

I just bought some potted ferns i want to plant in a big long planter. The planter location is elevated and partially under shelter. Can i plant and leave them outdoors now? April 27. Lowest overnight temp this upcoming 14…

Yellow Roses For a Container

What is the best yellow rose to get for a Markham home, which is just above the 401 and Main St Markham. The area the rose might be planted will get mid day to evening sun. Im looking for a…

Reuse Outdoor Container Soil for Vegetables

Hi there. I’d like to know if there is a way to safely reuse outdoor container soil. Last year we grew a number of vegetables in containers in our small greenhouse and around the backyard. The soil was purchased in…

Eugenia

I have my eugenia tree inside for winter, do I keep it trimmed during winter or leave it alone till it’s back outside.…

What trees can survive over winter on balcony

Hello – Could you suggest trees and vines that can survive winter on my balcony using pots. I live in downtown Toronto, one side of the balcony faces east and the other south. Do insulated pots exist or are there…

Petunias

Can someone tell me the variety of Petunias we see in planters around the city they are usually pink and cascade all the way to the ground and flower all summer and if one can purchase seed some where…

Balcony gardening

I live in Oshawa on the 10th floor facing mostly north and a bit west. I get sun in the late afternoon until sunset. What plants would do well in planters or pots? i am planning for nest spring.…