Need help with my backyard plants that never flourish

Hi I would like to request for your guidance. So I live in Vaughan ON and my backyard, when ever I plant anything. It doesn’t flourish or they just die. Could you suggest somethimg please. I am submitting pictures, if…

Veronica var. Georgia Blue Speedwell plant

Hi I bought from walmart “Veronica var. Georgia Blue Speedwell” plant as per label. I have been looking for “Turkish speedwell (veronica liwanensis)”. Are these 2 the same? Thank you very much.…

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Hi Master Gardeners, as the Winter Solstice approaches, I look forward to settling down with all my wondrous plant catalogues and planning my garden in Toronto. I get my catalogues from Canada (Ontario), the US, and from the UK. The…

Ilex crenata ‘Sky Pencil’

Hello, I want to plant a row (4) of Ilex crenata in a strip of soil two feet wide for a length of six feet. This area does not get full sun–it gets partial sun, perhaps 4-5 hours in the…

Fall tree planting

I want to plant a few trees at our cottage this fall but not sure what would work best in our area. Burnt river Ontario. I love umbrella trees but not sure if that is s good choice for that…

Japanese Maple

Good day. I would like to plant a Japanese maple but live up in Haliburton. I think that is zone 3 and wonder if they are hardy to the temperatures we might get. The soil is rocky and I was…