What plants to grow under Chinese elms

Hi, I live in North York, and I am currently trying to plan the plants to be planted along a new 15m lattice fence. I would very much appreciate if you could give me some advices. The fence is facing…

Yews in a dry shady spot.

Hi, Last 2 years we’ve tried to plant yews beside our back deck, it’s very shady and doesn’t get tons of water, we have a rain barrel and a soaker hose. Both winters they’ve died. We’d like to plant something…

Acidic soil perennials and other questions

Hello, I need recommendations for the following plants: 1. Flowering perennials to grow in acidic soil conditions. I already have hydrangeas. 2. Indoor airy focal plants for planters 3. Unique plants that would drape down in an indoor planter 4.…

Small garden area, huge tree

I am so sorry. I can’t localize your answer to my question (email) about what to plant in a small garden, facing south, with a huge tree. My apologies.…

Planting Under Oak Trees

Please tell me what can grow under a big oak tree. The soil is shallow and much limestone in the area… grass doesn’t grow. Is there a tall perennial flower? Or ground cover with flowers?…

Planting perennials in root bound soil

I have a small back yard that is surrounded by lots of trees. Even perennials such as hosta are doing poorly. Do you recommend that I plant them in pots in the soil with room for the roots to grow…