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…

Growing Wisteria in Sudbury Ontario

Can I grow Wisteria in Sudbury? We are building a pergola this week and planning a garden around it. The location is sunny and exposed to western breezes. Frost are to till May and start again in September. Appreciate any…

What is the best potting soil mixture to use?

HI what is the best potting soil to mixture for my house plants such as geraniums I see that they are not doing too well lately and I just wanted to know what is best for them since they don’t…

What is the best food to add for watering?

Hi What is the best food to put in your watering can to feed your house plants , such as Geraniums and what is the number that i should buy and brand ? Could you let me know thanks…

Can I wish for grass in this yard?

Hi there! We are currently looking into buying a home and fell in love with one…except for its backyard :-/ We were wondering if we can hope to have grass in there if we give it a little love, or…

Polka dot plant dying

Bought a polka dot plant a couple months ago. Over the past month the leaves have been turning brown and falling off. I’ve been watering regularly, keeping the soil moist and using a humidifier when possible, but I can’t maintain…