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?…

Lucky Bamboo Dying

Hello There, Hope you’re doing well. I have a lucky bamboo plant that I bought 5 years ago and It was my first gift to my Fiancée and now wife so it holds quite emotional value. Its dying and I…

Eastern Redbud or other flowering tree?

Hello! I am on the landscaping committee for a condo in downtown Toronto, and the Board is looking into planting 2 – 3 ornamental trees as part of a rejuvenation project. They have considered flowering cherries to start, but I…

Growing Olive Trees

I live in north-central Alberta and take great pride in my ability to grow things that were not meant to grow here. I am interested in growing olive trees. Do you know any extra tricks about growing things outside of…

Pilea Peperomioides Curling Leaves

Hi, I have had a pilea peperomioides plant in my home for about 8 weeks now, purchased from a local nursery. In the last few weeks, I’ve noticed some of the leaves (old and newly grown ones) are curling around…

Potatoes

I am growing 6 German Butterball potatoes in my backyard in downtown Toronto. The plants are very tall, about 5 feet. There were about half dozen white blooms but they only appeared on some of the plants. question: late august…

Hoya Flowering?

  I have had a Hoya plant (see photo, looks healthy / keeps growing) for 6~7 years, started with a stem cut. But it has not had any sign of flowering. I had it indoor until about a month ago,…