Petunias from Seed

I harvested petunia seeds this week. Can I grow them now ( in July) in Toronto and get flowers?…

Creeping phlox

Is it possible to buy seeds to start creeping phlox? If I bought a plant, how far apart should each plant be? They would be in a sunny area most of the day. Very difficult to find a place to…

Boston ivy veitchii seeds

Hi There. I’m thinking of trying to grow Boston ivy veitchii from seeds this winter to plant in the spring. Any advice? Do you know of a source from where I can by the seeds? Thanks so much  …

Clivia small bulbs

I have a Clivia plant, I keep it indoors all year long and it blooms about twice a year. Sometimes, after the blooms, some little bulbs remain and I don’t know what to do with them. Is this where the…

Growing from seed

I started growing plants from seed about four weeks ago. The plants are now getting very large. I seeded tomatoes, zucchini, green and yellow beans, zinnia, marigolds and nasturtium. They are very leggy, did I start too early as the…

Starting Beet Seeds

I have some beet seeds I’d like to plant. Should I start them inside first?  …

Vigna caracalla (Snail vine)

Dear Master Gardener I would like to purchase Vigna caracalla (Snail vine) for my brother who lives just outside of Sudbury Ontario. Do I purchase the plant or do I need to purchase the seeds? I would greatly appreciate your…

Seedlings killed by fungus

My first attempt at Pansy seedlings did not go well.  The package said to germinate at 20 to 25 degrees lightly covered. It didn’t say to keep them in the dark but it does everywhere else, so I wrapped the…

Korean hot pepper varieties?

Hello! I’m wondering if anyone on this site has information about Korean hot pepper varieties? I love Korean food and really enjoy making my own kimchi, and this year I’m planning to make some from ingredients I grow myself (as…