stone planter

I have 2 stone planters in front of my house they currently have eunonymous that have gotten straggly. Can I plant Hicks Yew in these planters?…

Pocketed plastic device to grow plants on vertical surface

Despite visiting nurseries and large multipurpose stores, I can neither find the item nor its name. I am not talking about the long narrow plastic tubes with pockets for plants, but something that measures about 2.5 ft wide and about…

Transplanting

My south neighbour complains of dampness caused inside his house due to my adjacent 23 inch high by 2 foot wide by 34 foot long, planter and plants. This whole unit and plants must be moved from south side of…

Plants for Railing planters

Hi there! I’m in Toronto and would like to plant some flowers in railing planters (the iron kind with the coconut fibre). The planters get sunlight in the morning/early afternoon. I’ve never really tended to flowers regularly so I’m looking…

Overwintering Mandevillas

I live in Etobicoke with a south-east garden exposure and have bought a Mandevilla in a pot. Will putting it in the garage (as a previous person asked) be well enough to be brought back up in the spring/summer. If…

When and where to plant freesia bulbs

I planted my freesia bulbs in May last year, hoping that they would bloom within summer, but they didn’t. Some of them bloomed in the winter indoors, specifically in December!! My question is: Is it possible to plant them in…

Cedar shrub all brown after winter

I’ve seen similar posts about this problem so I’m really not sure if it addresses my particular problem. I had stone containers built and I planted cedars in these containers last spring. They did well all of last year but…

japanses maple blood good in container

Hi I have a Bloodgood Japanese Maple that I purchased last spring.  It did well and it made it through winter and is now beginning to leaf but I find the leaves are droopy.  Its been a week and I…