Dying and Dried Out Cedar Hedge

I have a privacy hedge at the back of my Ottawa home. The hedge is about 40 feet wide and is about 12-14 feet high. It backs up against and along an identical hedge owned by my neighbour. It is…

Growing Olive Trees

I live in north-central Alberta and take great pride in my ability to grow things that were not meant to grow here. I am interested in growing olive trees. Do you know any extra tricks about growing things outside of…

Transplanting Beets

I have a patch of beets that I planted from seed, and I need to relocate some of them, because thay are too crowded. Can I transplant them now, or should I wait until the heat wave is over?  …

Camperdown Weeping Elm Tree

Hi This tree about 5 feet tall 3 years old srarting last year the leaves turned brownish dried up and fell off around August. This year the same thing has started leaves are turning again very dry then I pull…

Hydrangea Help!

Our beautiful hydrangea tree, which is 10 years old and a stunner every year, is shedding leaves. They are turning yellow and have green splotches and black dots on them. This has never happened before. We think the tree may…

Tomato Plants

hello, I have indoor tomato plants that have grown long and skinny ( my first time growing from the seeds). I now have re planted them into bigger indoor pots until I can plant in soil outside. How do I…

Lilium Landini

Hello there. Bought Lilium Landini bulb today, Mar. 9, 2018, from Toronto Walmart. In the instructions, it does not say when I should plant them. When I should plant them? Thank you.…

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…

Fig Tree Maintenance in Toronto

I was lucky enough to buy a house with a mature fig tree, but had no chance to inquire about maintenance. Noticed some pictures with burlap wrapping in winter and some heavy pruning on old and new branches as well.…

Growing Zuccini, No Female Flowers

I have deep wood container boxes. They are large 8ft by 5ft about. I am in Haliburton. I have planted zuccini two years in a row and get lots of only male flowers. The stem of the plant coming out…