Flower Baskets

Good morning. I couldn’t resist buying these costco flower planters (mixed flowers)! I have ornamental planters I want to put them into. Am I better to remove the flowers from the plastic containers they came in or is that just…

Potting Soil for Planters

I have big planters ( indoor and outdoors ) Should the entire planter be filled with soil ? I’ve heard that a filler can be placed half filling the planter , what would be a light filler material before we…

New Raised Garden Vegetable Planter

I’m new to gardening and have made my own 8ft long x 2 ft high x 2 ft wide garden bed. I have a chicken wire latch top to stop the animals from getting in. The bottom is open and…

Dwarf Mugo Pines in Containers

Hello, Is Dwarf Mugo Pine good for containers? Is it ok to plant 3 Dwarf mugo #2CG in one planter? Planter Size: 15” H x 38” W x 15” D Thanks…

Growing Horsetail in a Container

Can you plant horsetail in a container? It would be a container in front of a west facing wood fence in a North York backyard. How tall would it grow? I’d like to block the fence and the neighbours so…

Bougainvillea

Perhaps you can help me with re-potting my bougainvillea which has been indoors in Toronto all winter. I was told that I would need to re-pot it in a larger pot in April to allow for this years’ growth. The…

Searching for a Similar Plant

Please advise a similar looking plant that could withstand Toronto winters in the planter. Ideally it should be evergreen. Planters will be exposed to sun about 6-7 hours daily. Thanks…

Pansies

Is it too early to plant pansies in boxes in front of my house? The house faces west. It is sunny.…

Herb planter

I have a 28 x 28 inch deep wooden planter on my terrace. It gets full light and has an auto drip system. I love cilantro/basil and parsley to name a few herbs. I have had problems keeping the herbs…

Acidanthera

Can I grow acidanthera indoors in a pot? Same question about ranunculi.…