Planting Bulbs in Containers for Spring Transplant

Dear Master Gardener, I need to plant (add) more tulips, daffodils and hyacinths to my current in ground garden, to make the display more fuller in the Spring but I don’t know exactly where these bulbs are in the garden.…

When is a good time to redo landscaping?

Hello, I moved into a new house in Aug and have mostly settled in by now (mid Sept). We want to expand the footpath and put in a raised bed in the front of the house. Is it a good…

Weigela ‘Sonic Bloom’ Failure to Thrive

We planted a sonic bloom weigela (which came in a 8inch pot) 3 years ago and after its 1st winter it turned brown and the branches were mostly done. Then it sprouted a little bit in early summer and it…

What ferns can grown under trees

Will ferns grow under these conditions? My small front and sloped garden produces zero growth to plants in general. There is a huge ugly pine tree planted that cannot be removed. None of the plants seem to grow at all…

Yarrow Fails to Bloom

Hi there and thank you for reading my question. I have yarrow that I planted three summers ago. It bloomed prolifically the first and second summers. This year? Nada. Nothing has changed in the bed it resides. Perhaps less watering…

Plants not growing

My small front and sloped garden produces zero growth to plants in general. There is a huge ugly pine tree planted that cannot be removed. None of the plants seem to grow at all and many have died. Petunias and…

Cedar hedges

Hi I live in Ottawa Ontario . I would like to remove 32 feet old dying hedges between two driveways ( separating my property with my neighbour ) and replace it with either Eastern white cedar hedges or Emerald Green…

Panicled Hydrangea

Hello, I recently bought a white panicled hydrangea bush but might have underestimated how much sun my North facing front yard receives a day. It’s mostly shade except for a couple hours of late day sun. Is that enough sun…

Cedar hedge is dying

Hi I am hoping you can help. I live in East York and planted a cedar hedge last year on the East and North Borders of my property. About 3 weeks ago I applied a new layer of mulch (about…