Amelanchier Canadensis

Hello. I have three serviceberries planted in a location that gets full sun after 1 p.m. currently. The amount of sun will increase as the summer progresses. They are approximately 5 to 6 years old. I had the best blooms…

Tomato Seedling Emergency!

Hi. Four weeks ago I planted a number of cherry tomato seeds into small pots an placed them under grow lights. They sprouted one week later and they have been growing nicely ever since. I started with three per pot,…

Hinoki False Cypress

Hello, We were recommended to plant a Hinoki False Cypress in our front house landscape. We want an evergreen with ornamental or ‘architectural’ interest. In Toronto it is difficult to find a Hinoki. Q: Can you suggest where we can…

My climbing rose is not growing

I had this climbing rose for 8 years. For the past 2 years it did not flower at all. It does not seem to grow. What should I do about it ? Thank you.…

Hedge cedar

Hello There, in my Pyramid cedar hedge a ‘hole’ got opened and thus the screen is now void – please see the attached pictures. The ‘gap’ I want to ‘close’ gets only partial sun (from the front-South side); laterally too…

Jade Plant

My jade plant is struggling. Some stems are seriously withering (see photo below). I repotted the plant and checked the roots. They do not seem to be rotting. I have also been spare in my watering. The plant is in…

Hicks Yews

Hello, I would like to grow an 8′ privacy hedge in a 85% shaded area. Is this the best plant for my requirements? I am in Oshawa Zone 6A. Thank You in advance.…

Cactus with a yellowing base

HI There, I was given this cactus about 4 years ago and have done my best to care for it but I am very limited in my knowledge about plants. I try not to water too much (once a month…

East York Back Lawn

Can I eliminate the lawn by just using black landscape fabric over it and bags of mulch? What low lying evergreens, that take minimal care, would you suggest as I am away a lot. Soil is essentially clay.…