Small garden area, huge tree

I am so sorry. I can’t localize your answer to my question (email) about what to plant in a small garden, facing south, with a huge tree. My apologies.…

Tall perennials in planters

The fence around one side of my pool is about 10feet tall and I’d like to find something I could put into a planter that might cover most of that height ( the pool is surrounded by concrete pads.) Any…

I have a dying plant. need advice saving it.

Hello, I have on my desk at the office a plant , left behind by a former colleague, a plant that seems to die. I’d like to save it, but unfortunately I have no idea what plant it is or…

Early Shooting Dahlias

My dahlia Moonfire is shooting particularly early this year. I do not want to do root cuttings again and do not have the space to put them in more light. What is best for the rhizomes – cut off the…

Tulips

Hi! Would appreciate your advise and input with respect to when’s the next best time that I can plant tulips in my garden? Thank you!…

When to Plant Sweet Pea

Hello, I live in Windsor Ontario, I believe zone 7a. I am planting sweet peas this year. What would be the best method? Sow outdoors in early spring or start indoors? I plan on planting in an area that is…

Tomato and Pepper plants indoor dieback

Last year when I was starting peppers and tomatoes in an indoor electrically lighted/heated area when I experienced a big yellowing phenomena in primarily tomatoes and peppers. My watermellons also suffered, but I think I started them too early, so…

Christmas Cactus

My Xmas Cacti is covered with buds and is starting to bloom. Should I pinch off the spent blooms at their base after they flower?…