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.…

Container gardening in downtown high rise

I live in a high rise downtown and have a few containers with soil on a small balcony with full sun. I would like to plan anything, preferably colourful. Ordinarily, I would visit a gardening store like Sheridan on Yonge…

What is the best food to add for watering?

Hi What is the best food to put in your watering can to feed your house plants , such as Geraniums and what is the number that i should buy and brand ? Could you let me know thanks…

Polka dot plant dying

Bought a polka dot plant a couple months ago. Over the past month the leaves have been turning brown and falling off. I’ve been watering regularly, keeping the soil moist and using a humidifier when possible, but I can’t maintain…