Woody/wilting English lavender stem

  I live in East York and I bought an English lavender plant and am growing it in a container.  Two weeks have now passed and my lavender seems to be consistently droopy and does not perk up at night…

Dahlias

Where can I buy good quality dahlia tubers close to Toronto. Are there nurseries that you could recommend? I plan to start them indoors, and wondering when would be a good time to start them. Thank you…

Indoor Hibiscus

Hello, I’ve got 30 year old hibiscus plants.  In recent years they appear to be very healthy (lot of green leaves) but rarely a flower.  I rarely fertilize.  They spend the summer months in the outdoors though protected from direct…

Unhealthy peppers

This is every year and different locations.  Our peppers always stay spindly with leaves being a pale yellow.  Soil is good with lots of compost this year.  I have tried fertilizing, not fertilizing; water more, water less; nothing helps.  All…

Lilacs

Is it late (July) to plant a lilac shrub and Would it grow in part shade on the west side of property…

Christmas cactus

My christmas cacti are coming into bloom . How much watering should they get now ? Why do the blooms fall off when they are only halfway developed ? Other tips please for growing them ?  …