Emerald Cedars care after planting.

Hi There. I have recently planted Emerald Cedars in an area that seems to stay quite wet. Previous to the Cedars, I have Hills Yews planted last May. They died in a few months. It may be that the Yews…

Fertilizer

Hi I have a very large weeping willow, a very big white pine and another pine tree in my backyard that’s about 65 ft wide and 50 feet deep. I’ve been pretty successful getting a garden growing underneath all of…

wallflowers for Balcony in toronto

wallflowers multi- colour mix & are they perennial for / in Toronto where to get the above to plant in big box on Toronto balcony? that faces west /south / west & /or garden facing same…

Annuals under maple

Hello, thank you for answering my question. I have a large maple tree in a narrow (6ft’) garden between my driveway and front walkway. It faces west. I’m struggling with the plants under the tree. I appreciate reading the answers…

Shady garden suggestions

Can you tell me a year long shrub, flowering plant or grass for a shady area, such as under a tree.…

Climbing Hydrangea

Hello. My climbing hydrangea–approximately 5 years old–is flourishing in terms of leafing and growth but I have yet to see a bud or a flower. It lives against a porch facing east in just ordinary dirt–not clay or sandy. I…

Growing Chamomile

Hello. I am very interested in growing the chamomile flower to eventually make chamomile tea. Can you tell me when to plant the seeds and what kind of condition it can grow in. I have areas in my garden with…

Poppies *

I have poppy seeds that I have received from a cottager. When should I plant them in the ground, how deep , how many seeds per hole? We are in Wasaga Beach, very cold nights still but summers can be…

Snowdrops and Agapanthus in Toronto

1. what kind of soil do snowdrops need….many people on my street have snowdrops that spread like crazy…mine don’t do that…. 2. How do you winter agapanthus …should you cut them back before bringing them inside for the winter? I…