Balcony Plants Suitable for 27th Floor

I need help in finding plants that will survive the winds that we get in Toronto on the high rise balconies. My suite is on the 27th floor and don’t know if I can create a living privacy wall between…

Small Yellow Bumps on Outdoor Flowering Vine

  One of my outdoor plants – a flowering, climbing vine – started to show some tiny little yellow bumps growing on the vines and leaves. I’ve attached two photos. I’m not sure what these bumps are, or what they…

Oil contamination on live plants

My hubby was using the portable air compressor yesterday and while it was actively running the oil dip stik blew out. I was not too concerned at the time however this morning I was inspecting one flower container full of…

Weeping Pussy Willow Tree

I live in a downtown Toronto highrise, 11th floor, facing South — so lots of light and sun. I bought a Weeping Pussy Willow tree (15 inches tall) about 6 weeks ago. I kept it indoors initially and it immediately…

Please Help Identify this Plant

I’d like to know what is the name of the plant with the red leaf. This is part of an arrangement at Bay and Dundas. The plant produce a wonderful fragrance when ever I pass by.…

Stevia Plant

Where can I buy a stevia plant in the GTA?…

Winterize Banana Corm

Hey This was my first year storing Banana plant(matured 8ft tall) in dark cold cellar. In june, i found stem got brown and mushy so chopped it to the corm. The corm is hard and size of a soccer ball….wondering…

Help for my Hibiscus

My Hibiscus has grown quite wild and I want to find out if there is anything that you can recommend to bring it back to a proper size and actually flower again. Will pruning and transplanting help? Is this the…

House Plant Identification – Oleander

Hello, I have been trying to identify this house plant for a while now.  I’ve asked several people and no one has been able to help me.  It has been losing leaves for months now, it seems very unhappy.  I…

Container Gardening Soil Disposal

I am a container gardener with a focus on edibles (herbs,vegetables) etc.  I need to change my soil this year and I’m wondering if there is a pick-up service?  I don’t drive or have access to a car and I…