Rio Dipladenia

We brought in our Dipladenia last winter and kept it indoors. We took it out on our terrace after spring in the West End and fertilized it, but it is not flowering and has no buds. The leaves are very…

Rhubarb and Container Gardening

I am new to Toronto. I moved from a much colder climate where I had a yard and a wonderful rhubarb. I miss growing fresh rhubarb! I now don’t have a yard but I do have a descent sized sunny…

Cedar Planters for Berries

Hi Gardeners I am planing to move Black Raspberries as well as Strawberries and Raspberries from the ground to cedar planters as we are having landscape done and I want them localized. How do i determine the appropriate size of…

Overwintering container lavender

I have a Munstead lavender plant in a container on my north facing balcony in Toronto ON, which has done really well this summer and I wanted to bring it indoors for the winter. I don’t get any direct sunlight…

Hibiscus

Potted outside for summer, now in house, still blooming. About 40 in. globe shape. Q- Can I cut it back now. It is too big for my space !…

Overwintering a large gardenia

Hi, I have a large gardenia in a container that I imagine I need to bring it in for the winter? It still has buds waiting to bloom (Oct. 31) but with the cold temperatures, I’m not sure what to…

Winter care for a young magnolia

I planted my babe last May. I took proper care over all this time. Now it is time to cross fingers. I live around High Park In Toronto. I also read that mulch and a Bilbao May help to take…

bring basil plant inside

I brought in my basil plant from the balcony a few weeks ago. Its thriving and doing fine but since I brought it inside. It’s been deteriorating. the leaves are dropping, some are turning brown. I placed it on the…

Growling lily trees on balcony

Hello. I’d like to plant a few lily trees on my balcony. I am on the 5th floor facing south. There’s quite a bit of sun during the winter and a bit of wind cover from the west. I have…