Non-Flowering Clematis

For the second consecutive year my clematis Pamela Jackman, while still putting on the usual masses of stems & lush foliage, has declined to flower. It has flowered in the same (unchanged) spot for over 10 years – I don’t…

Fertilizing Roses- How and When

There are so many different fertilizers and so many people saying you should feed at such and such time it gets a little confusing. Here are some of the products I have in my garage: Composted cow manure (0.5-0.5-0.5) MiracleGro…

My newly-planted yew trees are turning yellow !

About a month ago we planted a row of 6 yew trees,  in the back yard, about 12″ apart, and in a very shady area. We live in the High Park area of Toronto, which has a very sandy, oak…

Rabbit raisins on my back patio

This past winter I’ve had rabbits taking shelter on my back patio, and of course there are rabbit raisins everywhere. Can I just sweep them into the garden?  And dig them into the soil?  Will they damage anything? Thanks for…