Blooming Peonies

Is there anything I can do in the fall to help my peony plants? we live in the neighbourhood just north of the TPB. Soil type is 3-in-1 mixture.…

Fertilizing Clematis

When is a good time to fertilize clematis— and what fertilizer should I use. Thank you…

Fertilizing houseplants

Hi there. I have both Miracle-Gro shake n feed as well as the regular all-purpose water-soluble fertilizer. Is it possible to use this fertilizer on my houseplants? They include pothos, ficus elastica, dracaena marginata, spathiphyllum, and sansevieria. Thanks in advance!…

Potash – Wood ash as fertilizer

Your detailed answer on the use of ashes from our log fire as a fertilizer was very helpful. We live in Rosedale Toronto and have Clay soil. Would this change any of your recommendations as regards the quantities to be…

Repotting bamboo plants in soilless mix

I have some inside bamboo – not sure if it is true bamboo – probably ‘lucky’ bamboo? At the Home Show, the master gardener said to use a soil-less potting mix. I have been looking all over for this, without…

Gibberellic Acid

I was wondering where I can buy gibberellic acid in Toronto?  I want to use it on my flowers and help my garden grow.  I have found suppliers but they are all online, and cannot ship it to me in…

Pothos Plant

Hello! I have had a pothos plant in my bathroom for about 15 years but, due to neglect, it has declined to the point that there is one stem left with two leaves on it. It is barely holding on…