Potted Calla Lily – dividing

A year ago I was given a calla lily. In the fall I cut it down and put it in the cool, dark basement and just left it until spring. Brought it out in the spring and it was beautiful.…

Transplant creeping thyme

Hi I planted creeping thyme last year. This year, I see them growing, they are bigger and cover more space. I need to transplant not the whole plant but divide it into 2 and move the other part of the…

Dividing Philodendron or Swiss cheese Plant

I have repotted this plant several times. I now wonder if I should in fact divide it before I repot again. I am uncertain if this would be a good idea. If it is would you please tell me the…

Moving Large Aloe Plant

I am moving very soon and I don’ t know how I am going to move my large aloe. Should I try dividing it up or can you suggest someone who could help me?    …

Solomon’s Seal

Please help me to identify the name of this plant. I think it can be planted as a bulb in Fall? It blooms in the Spring- white flowers which hangs somewhat like the bleeding heart plant. I have one plant…

Dividing an ornamental grass

Now close to 10 years old, our two beautiful clumps of grasses on either side of a narrow walkway are intruding passage. The grass grows out from its centre, and my putting fresh soil into the bare centre of the…

Dividing Perennials: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

Many, but not all, perennials benefit from division after they have grown for a number of years. This gardening guide describes the common gardening practice of perennial division, including why, when and how to divide your plants. You can replant…